Respirable Crystalline Silica
At the awareness level the course will discuss the health hazards associated with respirable crystalline silica, the signs/symptoms of overexposure, operations commonly exposure. This level would be appropriate for workers who will be conducting operations that could result in an exposure. The specific control methods used by their employers will be emphasized during the training. At the competent person level, this course will address the development, review, evaluation, and implementation of the silica exposure control plan required by OSHA. The competent person-level course will examine engineering control methods in-depth as well as air monitoring and respiratory protection.