Silica Dust Awareness Training

As of 15th May 2022, all workers/employees who are likely to be exposed to risks associated with high risk crystalline silica must undergo training. HAZCON has developed a short fun fact filled 2 hour Silica Dust Awareness Training program.

This course had been designed to assist you meet your legislative workplace health and safety obligations and is delivered face to face onsite or at HAZCON’s Notting Hill training facility; with the opportunity for a ‘fit check’ if required. 

Duration: 2 Hours

The learning aims of this short program includes:

  • What is Silica Dust
  • What products have a high content of Silica e.g. sand etc.
  • Health risks associated with exposure to crystalline silica
  • Regulatory Requirements in new OHS Regulations 2017
  • What will cause likely exposure
  • Silica control measures and implementation
  • PPE
  • Air Monitoring
  • Health Monitoring

Bring along your respirator mask for a ‘fit check’. Fit checking enables staff to identify whether their respirator has achieved an effective seal.

Note: A fit check is not a substitute for a fit test. Fit testing enables staff to select the size and type of respirator that fits them properly. It should occur every time a new type, brand, or size of respirator is used.

Contact Us: If you would like a Fit Test of your Sundstrom SR100 respirator half face mask we can do that after the Silica Dust Awareness training for you, we do need to know prior to attendance. 

HAZCON can facilitate a Fit Test of other brand and types of respiratory masks please do contact us on 1800 429 266 or should you require this service.

Silica Dust Awareness Training
Times: 8:30am - 10:30pm 
Cost: $145 per person (including GST and course notes).
Monday, 19 February 2024Notting HillClosed
Monday, 15 July 2024AltonaPlease email us



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