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Silica in Construction Competent Person Safety Training Workshop - March 16th - Charleston, SC

Effective September 23, 2017 the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) will begin to enforce newly adopted regulations designed to protect construction industry workers from the hazards associated with deadly Respirable Crystalline Silica.  This Silica in Construction Competent Person Safety Training Workshop is designed to provide training for participants to be designated by their employer as the Competent Person as required and described in OSHA 1926.1153 regulations for Respirable Crystalline Silica.  The course includes an in depth review of the OSHA 1926.1153 Silica regulations.  Your course will be led by Scott Day, President of SafeDay.  The course will be delivered over approximately 8 hours.

What is Covered:

  • What is Crystalline Silica?

  • Health effects of silica exposure.

  • Detailed Review of the new OSHA Regulations.

  • Role and responsibilities of the Competent Person.

  • Typical construction activities that could expose employees to silica.

  • OSHA’s new Silica Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)

  • OSHA’s Specified and Alternative Exposure Control Methods to protect employees from silica.

  • Respiratory Protection & Medical Surveillance requirements of the new regulation.

  • Housekeeping requirements.

  • Written Silica Exposure Control Plan requirements.

  • Employee Training and Recordkeeping Requirements.

  • Written knowledge test.


    Who Should Attend:

    SafeDay recommends this course for business owners, Superintendents, Project Managers, Foremen, Safety Managers and other personnel responsible for supervising or managing any work activities involving silica containing materials on construction, renovation and demolition projects. 


    Each Attendee Will Receive the Following:

  • Silica Competent Person Safety Training Card/Certificate

  • Silica Competent Person Training Workshop Manual

  • 29 CFR Part 1926.1153 OSHA Regulations for Respirable Crystalline Silica

  • 29 CFR Part 1910.134 OSHA Regulations for Respiratory Protection

  • Product literature for various silica exposure control equipment

Course begins: 03/16/18
Time: 8:00 a.m. Location: American College of the Building Arts, Charleston
Fee per Attendee: $250.00
Early Bird Cut Off Date: 03/16/18 Early Bird Price: $250.00
Downloadable Resource: Click HERE for a printable registration form.

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