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Silica in Construction

Description:

Worker exposure to silica dust can cause permanent lung damage. This course describes what silica is and the lung damage it can cause, where worker exposure can occur in construction and methods to protect workers from this deadly dust. Training on silica is required under the Hazard Communication standard since silica dust is considered a chemical that workers can be exposed to on the job.

This course is the interactive version of our employee training kit found here.

Last Revised:

6/18/2010

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