The Silica Construction Standard & Exposure Control Plan (Formerly Silica Hazards in Construction)
02/06/2018 07:30 AM to 02/06/2018 04:00 PM (US/Central)
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Course Duration: Full Day
Target Audience: Safety Managers, Company Owners and those Responsible for writing their company’s Exposure Control Plans
Course Description: This course is designed to assist contractors with the new OSHA Silica Health Standard for Construction, 29 CFR 1926.1153.
This course will cover the following topics representing the sections of the standard:
Scope and Definitions
Specified & Alternative Exposure Controls
Written Exposure Control Plan
Communication of Hazard
At the end of this class each student will be able to:
Identify the tasks performed by their employees covered by the standard
Select which exposure control plans are needed for each identified task
Select the appropriate respirator (if needed) for each identified task
Draft a written exposure control plan
List the medical surveillance requirements
Draft methods of communicating the hazards of silica to their employees
List the recordkeeping requirements
Students will be using resources on the Internet and will be given digital handouts. A laptop computer or a tablet that has a USB port or can receive e-mail is required.