Respiratory Protection: Silica Awareness

Course Description and Goals

This course is designed for anyone likely to be exposed to silica and anybody responsible for workers as part of their duties.

The course provides a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with silica, exposure, and health effects within the meaning of the law, as well as how to achieve effective prevention.

What to expect

Prior to the session, our trainer will contact you to discuss your situation, issues and objectives in order to guide the training.

If possible, please send us your respiratory protection program and management procedures in advance.

The number of participants is limited to 12.

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This course is delivered to meet either federal or provincial regulatory requirements, as well as options for MOL and ESC-approved courses.

A certificate valid for three years will be issued after successfully completing this course.

Course Length

2 Hours

Method of Course Delivery

Presentation, discussions, and demonstration


Written test

Topics covered

  • Introduction
  • Definition of silica
  • Health effects
  • Silica sources: materials and processes
  • Routes of exposure
  • Current regulations
  • Exposure controls
  • Risk assessment
  • Exposure control plan

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