Silica Exposure in Sandblasting, Construction and Other Occupations
This online engineering PDH course is based on a modified version of OSHA training material related to protecting personnel exposed to crystalline silica in the workplace. This course consists of 74 slides with accompanying commentary, providing a concise, graphically illustrated, and easily digestible introduction to the subject.
Silicosis is a disabling, nonreversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by breathing in crystalline silica. Silicosis accounts for about 200 deaths in the
This 2 PDH online course is intended primarily for civil, environmental, chemical, and mechanical engineers, as well as construction and facility personnel and employers responsible for protecting workers exposed to crystalline silica in the workplace.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the various forms of silica (dangerous and not dangerous)
- Learning about silicosis and other lung diseases related to silica
- Understanding the effect of particle size
- Understanding the types of industrial processes that produce silica dust
- Familiarizing with the devices and procedures for limiting and monitoring exposure
- Knowing how to calculate of exposure limits
- Learning about the recommended worker training and respiratory protection
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Silica Exposure in Sandblasting, Construction and Other Occupations" by Mark Rossow, which is based on OSHA training material.
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