Silica Awareness

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An introductory course designed to provide an awareness and overview of silica, how to identify it, what products may contain it (e.g. engineered stone) and how it should be managed.

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What type of workers need silica awareness training?

  • Construction industry workers e.g. sandblasting, rock drilling, cutting brick, tile, concrete, stone benchtops, fibre cement sheeting, pavers etc.
  • Manufacturing industry workers e.g. concrete manufacturing, foundry operations, oil and gas, asphalt production, metal polishing, pottery work, jewellers
  • Transport industry workers e.g. railroad workers
  • Dental industry professionals

Course Details

Certification

This is a non-accredited training course. Students who complete this course will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496). For workers in the Australian Capital Territory, WorkSafe ACT mandates that you must complete a specific awareness course called “10830NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness”. This is not that course.

Course Duration

  • 100% Online
    • Do the training online at your own pace when it suits you
    • Participants usually finish in around 2 hours

Price

  • Just $59.00pp. Start Now!
  • For bookings of 10+ people, contact us to access our special group rate.

Course Overview

Pinnacle’s online Silica Safety Awareness course will teach participants what silica is, its health effects, where it may be found in the workplace, and methods to assist workers to work safely with silica.

Course Outline

  • What is silica?
  • Basic health hazards associated with exposure to silica and respirable crystalline silica dust
  • Common products containing silica, including engineered stone
  • Common tasks that could result in exposure
  • Typical control measures that may be implemented to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust including engineering controls, work practices and personal protective equipment

Prerequisites

Participants must:

  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Contact us if you have any concerns about your level of language literacy or numeracy

For online training, participants must:

  • Use a device that meets the minimum System Requirements of Pinnacle’s e-Learning system (we officially support and recommend modern desktop or laptop computers running Google Chrome web browser). Other personal devices (e.g. phones and tablets) may be compatible, but due to the variety available, we do not officially support these devices.
  • Have a stable internet connection.
  • Use a device that can play sound.
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