Silica Management for Construction

SAF310 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

construction worker with sawThe Silica Management for Construction course is designed to provide an overview of the dangers of silica exposure in construction jobs and how to mitigate the hazards. The course topics include diseases associated with silica exposure, compliance with OSHA construction silica standards, 29 CFR 1926.1153, how to test for silica exposure, and methods of controlling silica exposure.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •   Asses the work environment for construction-site silica hazards and recommend methods to control or eliminate associated health hazards.
  •   Describe what silica is and the illnesses/diseases associated with silica.
  •   Describe the requirements of OSHA’s Silica Standard for construction.
  •   Explain OSHA’s sampling options for personal monitoring.
  •   Select the best controls for silica in the workplace.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for individuals who will be responsible for managing employees’ silica exposure and compliance with OSHA’s silica standard.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]