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Protecting Construction Workers from Silica
Start Date: 3/19/2018Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/19/2018End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:

MIOSHA and EMU-Eastern Michigan University present a free public seminar,
Protecting Construction Workers from Silica.

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This one day class will cover the nature of crystalline silica, hazards of crystalline silica exposure, common materials containing silica, typical operations and tasks with potential silica exposure, various exposure control measures, and OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for construction.  Areas of discussion include:

  • particulate hazards to the respiratory system;
  • respirable dust versus thoracic and total dust;
  • exposure monitoring;
  • objective data;
  • competent person;
  • engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment exposure controls;
  • exposure control plans;
  • training and communication of hazards;
  • housekeeping;
  • medical surveillance;
  • and recordkeeping.
Location Information:
East Campus  (View Map)
21901 Dunham Road
Clinton Township, MI 48036

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Macomb Community College
14500 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088-3896