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Prepare your Business with Silica Awareness Training Courses


As the implementation of the prohibition of engineered stone approaches, workers and businesses must enhance their understanding of silica dust risks and safety measures.

To support this crucial aspect, Pinnacle Safety and Training offer a comprehensive Silica Awareness Course.

Our Silica Awareness course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the challenges associated with silica dust exposure. This course covers essential topics, including the dangers of respirable crystalline silica, the specifics of working with engineered stone, and compliance with safety regulations.

Developed by industry experts, the course provides practical insights, real-world scenarios, and actionable strategies to ensure participants are well-prepared for working around respirable silica dust.

Key Features of the Silica Awareness Course:

In-depth curriculum

Our course delves into the risks associated with respirable silica dust, the health implications of exposure, and best practices for safe work procedures. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the regulatory requirements and the upcoming changes in the prohibition of engineered stone.

Practical guidance

We provide practical guidance on implementing safety measures when working with silica-containing products, such as engineered stone, including the proper use of water suppression systems, on-tool dust extraction systems, and local exhaust ventilation systems. The course emphasises the importance of respiratory protective equipment to mitigate risks effectively.

Interactive learning

Our course is designed to engage participants through interactive learning modules, scenarios, and quizzes. This ensures that participants not only grasp the theoretical aspects but also develop the practical skills needed to implement safety measures in their workplace.

Access to resources

Participants will have access to a wealth of resources, including informational materials, videos and guidelines to reinforce their learning and serve as ongoing references.

By enrolling in our Silica Awareness course, you are taking a proactive step towards ensuring a safer working environment. Stay ahead of the curve, stay informed, and stay safe.

For more information or to enrol in our Silica Awareness course, click here or call us on 1300 990 810.

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