Staying Safe Around Crystalline Silica™

Staying Safe Around Crystalline Silica™

More than 100,000 workers are in high-risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stone cutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunneling. Crystalline silica has been classified as a human lung carcinogen. Additionally, breathing crystalline silica dust can cause silicosis, which in severe cases can be disabling, or even fatal.

Type:eLearning - Safety Classics ID:1813 
Course Level:Foundational
Learning Paths:Workplace Safety
Main Topic:Workplace Safety & Awareness
Other Topics:Personal Protective Equipment
Competencies:Keeping a Safe Workplace
Suggested Industry Usage:Industrial & Manufacturing
Subject:Understanding the Impacts of Silica
Source Program:Stand Alone
Languages:English
Trainer Comments:During 2001-2010, silicosis was recorded as the underlying or contributing cause of death on 1,437 U.S. death certificates. Silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly two million U.S. workers.
Seat Time:12 Minutes
Interactivity:Linear navigation, post-assessment and audible narration.

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