The 2-Hour Silica Hazard Awareness Seminar is appropriate for individuals who may be exposed to respirable crystalline silica in the course of construction activities. Occupational exposure occurs when cutting, sawing, drilling, and crushing of concrete, brick, ceramic tiles, rock, and stone products. The course will review the fundamentals of Silica and respirable crystalline silica, basic health hazards and risks related to exposure, PPE, engineering controls and safe work practices.
Following OSHA standards for lead in construction, attendees will learn what is required to prevent exposure to lead in the construction industry. This course includes an overview of Lead Paint, Hazards and OSHA Regulations.
The purpose of this awareness training is to provide workers with background information on asbestos in workplace, the dangers of asbestos fibers in buildings, methods of recognizing and preventing exposure to asbestos as well as how to comply with OSHA’s asbestos safety standards.
In this seminar, students will learn the information presented to employees through the written mediums of labels and safety data sheets, and will learn how to apply this information in their workplace. The seminar will include topics such as: the history of the GHS, effective transition dates for GHS adaptation, differences between old Hazard Communication Standard and GHS, detailed explanation on how to identify new…