Silica Safety Awareness

What is Crystalline Silica?

  • Types of crystalline silica
  • Dangers of crystalline silica
  • Silica is all around us

Common Exposures to Crystalline Silica

  • Who is at risk
  • Crystalline silica and manufacturing
  • Crystalline silica in the home
  • Crystalline silica in the industry
  • Abrasive blasting
  • Crystalline silica in construction
  • High risk jobs

The Hazards of Crystalline Silica

  • The serious risks
  • Dangers when particles are breathed in
  • Types of Silicosis
  • Silicosis and smoking
  • Noticing the symptoms

What to Expect in Your Workplace

  • Regulations
  • Product labeling
  • Air monitoring
  • Measures to reduce exposure
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