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(Ypsilanti, MI) Protection from Crystalline Silica, July 12, 2024

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Participation in this course is limited to those who live or work in Michigan. 

  • Class Start Date: July 12, 2024
  • Class End Date: July 12, 2024
  • Meeting Day: Friday
  • Start Time: 8 a.m. Eastern Time
  • End Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Course Description 
This workshop will enable employers to recognize silica exposure hazards, understand legal obligations to protect workers from silica exposure, and select and implement appropriate exposure control measures for various construction and manufacturing situations and conditions. Areas of discussion include:
  • Safety and Health Management Systems
  • Crystalline Silica
  • Operations & Tasks With Potential Silica Exposure
  • MIOSHA Silica Standards Part 590 and 690
  • State OSHA Program Implications/MIOSHA Crystalline Silica Plans
  • MIOSHA CET Assistance

Course Objectives
  • Identify silica and silica-containing materials
  • Recognize heath hazards of silica exposure
  • Recognize common construction and manufacturing operations, equipment, and tasks that pose potential crystalline silica exposure
  • Identify specific exposure control methods and associated equipment/tasks
  • Identify alternative exposure control methods using the hierarchy of controls
  • Select appropriate respiratory protection
  • Identify key elements of a respiratory protection program
  • Identify medical surveillance requirements
  • Identify communication and training requirements
  • Identify recordkeeping requirements

Who should attend:
Employers and supervisory personnel engaged in:
  1. the construction of buildings,
  2. heavy and civil engineering construction,
  3. demolition,
  4. residential construction,
  5. building material, garden equipment and supplies, and
  6. manufacturing
Prerequisites: None

  • 8 Contact Hours
  • 0.8 CEU's

This material was prepared under a Consultation Education and Training (CET) Grant awarded by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). MIOSHA is part of the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity (LEO). Points of view or opinions stated in this document do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of LEO. 
Auxiliary aids, services and other reasonable accommodations are available, upon prior request, to individuals with disabilities.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Fri

Eastern Michigan University - Boone Hall

Carl Woodward 



Please read:  Participation in this course is limited to those who live or work in Michigan. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time to park, check-in and pick up your course materials. Coffee and water will be available. Lunch is on your own. Certificates of completion will be issued by the instructor at the end of the class.

Course Fee (USD): 


Registration Closes On
Friday, July 5, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/12/2024 - 7/12/2024 Weekly - Fri 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan University - Boone Hall  Map Carl Woodward 

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