Silica is one of the most common hazards on a worksite, particularly in the construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, and agriculture industries. Silica dust can cause silicosis, a serious and irreversible lung disease. It can also cause lung cancer. Cutting, breaking, crushing, drilling, grinding, or blasting concrete or stone releases the dust. As workers breathe in the dust the silica settles in their lungs.
The course provides a general overview of;
Keltech Environmental can provide silica awareness training at your workplace. Our silica awareness training program is a 2 hour session lead by a qualified and experienced trainer.