Breathing is an act we often take for granted. Sometimes, what we breathe in can harm our bodies and cause lasting damage. That is definitely true of crystalline silica. In this course, you will learn what it is, where it is, how to avoid exposure and what to do if you are exposed. This course is intended for anyone who may be exposed to crystalline silica in their work.
- Recall what crystalline silica is.
- Recognize materials and operations in which crystalline silica may be present.
- Recognize the health effects of crystalline silica exposure.
- Identify ways to protect themselves when working with crystalline silica; Know appropriate first aid measures for crystalline silica exposures.