Respirable Crystalline Silica for Competent Person Construction Industry 4 Hour — May 9, 2019
The Silica Hazards for the Competent Person course is designed to provide the necessary information and training needed for an employee to implement their company’s Exposure Control Plan as required by the OSHA Silica Health Standard for Construction, 29 CFR 1926.1153.
Participants will learn the Health Effects of Silica, Competent Person Duties (Implementing the Exposure Control Plan), Equipment Requirements, Work Practices, Medical Surveillance and more.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to: List the Tasks on their projects with exposure to respirable crystalline silica, List the five health effects from exposure to respirable crystalline silica, List the tasks on their projects with exposure to respirable crystalline silica, State what controls might be used on the tools or equipment, State what medical tests will be done (on whom & when), List the duties as they relate to: Inspections, Implementing Exposure Control Plan, Ventilation Requirements, Water Requirements, Work Practices, Respirators, Housekeeping.
This class will be taught in English only.
Who Should Attend? Safety Coordinators, Foremen, Construction Workers, Site Superintendents, Members of Safety Teams or Committees, anyone that will be designated as the Silica Competent Person for their company, and other Construction Related Employees.