As of September 23, 2017 OSHA requires employees that may be exposed to Respirable Crystalline Silica to have awareness training. Silica Awareness is appropriate for individuals who may be exposed to Respirable Crystalline Silica in the course of construction activities; which may include cutting, sawing, drilling, and crushing of concrete, brick, ceramic tiles, rock, and stone products. Topics covered per OSHA 1926.1153, include the fundamentals of Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica, basic health hazards and risks related to exposure, PPE, engineering controls and safe work practices, OSHA’s new permissible exposure limits, specific requirements for exposure controls, competent person, and training and record keeping. We’ve taken the time to break down the new regulations to make sure you’re protected and in compliance!
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