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Crystalline Silica Awareness In Construction

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
10:00am – 12:00pm

Storrs Campus

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Any employee who conducts renovations, demolitions or performs maintenance on University buildings and exterior structures such as sidewalks and masonry, as well as those employees excavating and repairing utility systems.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class fulfills training requirements of the OSHA Silica Standard for Construction. Topics of the session include the health hazards associated with Respirable Crystalline Silica, tasks that could result in exposure, measures implemented to protect employees (engineering and work practice controls, personal protective equipment), and contents of the OSHA standard.


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