Staying Safe Around Crystalline Silica™
Safety Classic Course

Staying Safe Around Crystalline Silica™

12 Minutes Level: Foundational

More then 100,000 workers are in high-risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stone cutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunneling. Crystalline silica has been classified as a human lung carcinogen.

Target Audience: General
Language: English

Features

  • Audio Narration (Male)
  • Branching
  • Inline Quizzes
  • Accessible / 508 Compliant
  • Post-Assessment

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the hazards of crystalline silica
  • Identify protective measures against crystalline silica exposure

Description

More then 100,000 workers are in high-risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stone cutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunneling. Crystalline silica has been classified as a human lung carcinogen. Additionally, breathing crystalline silica dust can cause silicosis, which in severe cases can be disabling, or even fatal.

Industry Setting

  • Industrial & Manufacturing

Diversity Profile

  • Male Narrator


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