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Protecting Construction Workers from Silica

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This one day class will cover the nature of crystalline silica, hazards of crystalline silica exposure, common materials containing silica, typical operations and tasks with potential silica exposure, various exposure control measures, and OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for construction.  Areas of discussion include
  • particulate hazards to the respiratory system;
  • respirable dust versus thoracic and total dust;
  • exposure monitoring;
  • objective data;
  • competent person;
  • engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment exposure controls;
  • exposure control plans;
  • training and communication of hazards;
  • housekeeping;
  • medical surveillance;
  • and recordkeeping.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

EMU Up-North

Carl Woodward 



Please read:  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early on the first day of class to check in and pick up your course materials. Lunch is on your own. Certificates of completion will be issued by the instructor at the end of the seminar.

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Monday, June 4, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/4/2018 - 6/4/2018 Weekly - Mon 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Traverse City, EMU Up-North  Map Carl Woodward