10830NAT – Course in crystalline silica exposure prevention

Exposure to crystalline silica, a dangerous substance in high doses, is an inherent occupational risk for many workers.
From building and construction workers, jewellery industry workers and even do it yourself (DIY) enthusiasts, having awareness of crystalline silica, and how to minimise exposure to this substance, is a key to safety on the job. We have developed this nationally accredited course in crystalline silica awareness to promote health and safety within the workplace, helping build awareness of the risks and helping avoid dangerous exposure to this substance. As part of the course, participants will learn to recognise the workplace health and safety risks and hazards inherent in working with crystalline silica containing products, and to determine and plan for the implementation of safe systems of work aimed at reducing exposure to within mandatory exposure limits.
In addition, participants will be able to identify and apply the following knowledge within the context of their job roles for their own safety and the safety of fellow workers and bystanders:

  • identification of crystalline silica containing products
  • the relevant legislation, guidelines and standards
  • the consequences, hazards and risks to health due to exposure
  • exposure standards
  • safety Data Sheets
  • hierarchy of Controls
  • systems for prevention of exposure
  • risk assessments and hazard prevention

The course duration is 4 hours


Retail: $400 GST Free

GAP Price: $300 GST Free


For participants to be eligible for the GAP price, they must meet the requirements from the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund Authority Training fund authority.

An Eligible person is any person usually working in or in connection with the building and construction industry in the ACT who is substantially (at least 80%) performing “work liable for the training levy” or is a person deemed as an eligible person on application to the authority.

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

Delivery method: Face to Face, Face to Screen web based delivery also available. Please contact the office.