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Crystalline Silica and Other Dusts

Silica dust and other dusts have been a long-standing health hazard, causing millions of cases of disease and deaths since civilisation, stone masonry and mining began. Participants will learn how to identify, control and manage the risks associated with dust. This course covers a range of  topics; some are stated below:

  • Legislation
  • Identifying the materials and
    tasks that create silica & other
    dust hazards
  • Working safely with dust,
    including proper use of
    equipment, protective
    equipment and appropriate
    hygiene practices
  • The health risks and monitoring

This course is delivered face to face and the duration is 2 hours.

The course may help you meet your lawful obligations to Part 3.2, Division 7, Clause 49 of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.