Respirable Crystalline Silica for General Industry and Construction
This class will be conducted in-person at the Reno Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) training room located at 4600 Kietzke Lane, Suite E-144, Reno, Nevada 89502 (Kietzke Plaza).
Please call 775-688-3730 for questions or directions.
This program includes an overview of the OSHA Respirable crystalline silica standard 1926.1153 and 1910.1053. The program will give a brief history of silica and silicosis as it has affected and continues to affect workers. The standard will be discussed in detail as to how it pertains to construction and general industry work and tasks, how to protect workers from silica exposure, and the requirements necessary to attain compliance. Topics covered include: Exposure control methods, respiratory protection, housekeeping and medical surveillance.
4600 Kietzke Lane, Suite E-144
Reno, Nevada 89502