Silica Safety Awareness
Silica has been a long standing health hazard which has caused a great deal of disease and death since civilisation began. The risk arises through the inhalation of dust containing crystalline silica.
In this online Silica Safety Awareness course, you will learn about the basics of Silica and Silica Dust encountered during construction activities. This course will identify:
- basic health hazards associated with exposure to silica and respirable crystalline silica dust
- common construction tasks that could result in exposure
- typical control measures that may be implemented to protect workers from exposure to silica and the dust including engineering controls, work practices and respirators.
This Silica Awareness training is provided 100% online and is highly interactive with all elements provided via engaging multimedia. For your convenience, it can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved so you can log in and out at your leisure.