On June 23rd, OSHA’s final rule on occupational exposure to crystalline silica went into effect. There are 2.3 million works across the United States that are consistently exposed to the harmful effects of crystalline silica. Over exposure can cause severe and sometimes fatal health issues such as COPD, silicosis, and lung cancer.
As safety managers, how do you effectively communicate your company’s new Exposure Control Plan required by OSHA?
How do you communicate the effects of silica to your employees?
Watch now, as safety and health consultant, Abby Ferri answers your outstanding silica training program questions. You will receive helpful tips to ensure your team understands the new rule and how it applies to the workplace.
Attendees will learn:
- The required training elements per the new standard, including increased Hazard Communication training.
- How to train employees to properly use equipment to reduce exposure to silica, with a focus on controls prescribed by Table 1 of the standard.
- How to communicate health risk and prevention practices to your employees.
- What a Competent Person must know per the new standard.