Respirable Silica Dust Training | Your Safety Department
Your Safety Department, provides Respirable Silica Dust Training for the construction industry, general industry an oil and gas industry at the Competent Person Level. More and more organizations are requiring employees to successfully complete a Respirable Silica Dust HAZCOM course meeting OSHA requirements and carry on their person an official laminated completion card indicating they have completed it. The Respirable Silica Dust Training Competent Person course includes the following information.
- Health Effects of Silica Exposure
- Silica Exposure and Industrial Hygiene
- Permissible Exposure Limits - Time Weighed Average and PEL TWA
- Methods of Compliance - Personal Air Monitoring
- Exposure Limits
- Periodic Monitoring
- Elimination and Substitution
- Engineering Controls
- Barriers and Enclosures
- Administrative / Work Practice Controls
- Respiratory Protection
- Medical Surveillance
- Initial Exam
- Periodic Exams
- Record-keeping and Training
- Table 1 - Specified Exposure Control Methods
- Silica Exposure Control Permits
The Respirable Silica Dust Competent Person course was designed to give each student the knowledge of specific dangers of unprotected exposure to respirable silica dust in the construction industry, general industry and in the oil and gas industry, upstream, downstream and offshore. This 4-hour program meets OSHA requirements and provides an understanding of certain general safety information that a competent person should know before entering a company facility and while performing their assigned work duties.
Leading construction industry, general industry and oil and gas operators accept this orientation as it meets their requirements. Upon successful completion of course, each student is issued a laminated course completion wallet card and is issued a certificate of completion to be included in the company training records. This orientation has become the standard program for the industry and certifies student completion of the course at the Competent Person level as recommended by OSHA 29CFR1926.1153.