Safe Work Procedures for Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction

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Date:6/5/2018
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Type: Workshop
Location: Homewood Suites, Scarborough, ME
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This half-day workshop will cover the health hazards associated with exposure to respirable silica, engineering, and work practice control for activities listed in Table 1 of the new standard, and the medical monitoring procedures for employees exposure to silica as part of their work activities.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Review the health hazards of exposure to respirable silica.
  • Be familiar with the new silica construction standard.
  • Determine engineering and work practice controls and respiratory protection required for activities listed in Table 1 of the new standard.
  • Determine when air monitoring for respirable silica may be required.