How to Stay safe when working with Silica containing dust

Hilti's Silica Dust Awareness Refresher Training

Hilti basic health and safety training

Hilti offers an engaging hands-on training service that we take to your jobsite enabling the best learning outcomes for your employees. Our silica refresher training gives an overview of the main health and safety risks on the jobsite when working with Crystalline Silica containing products.

Why Take the training

High level exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica (Silica) dust is a significant workplace hazard and has been proven to cause irreversible respiratory diseases, such as Silicosis (a scarring and stiffening of the lungs) and potentially death. As an employer it is your legal responsibility to provide information and generating awareness amongst your employees on the dangers of Silica dust.

Hilti’s silica refresher training will help your team understand what Silica is, its risks, where it is found and offer trade specific solutions and best practices to mitigate unsafe exposure of Silica dust in your workplace. 

Who Should attend

Anyone who is likely to be exposed to harmful levels of Silica dust in their place of work. In building and construction this is typically; Site workers, Supervisors, Project Managers, HSE Managers and Engineers.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE TRAINING

  • What Silica dust is and where it’s found
  • The risks when working with Silica dust
  • Understand the Working Exposure Standard
  • Expectations from local safety bodies
  • How to bring in preventative measures using the STOP analysis
  • Safe disposal of Silica dust
  • Hands-on trade specific learning

WHAT CAN I TAKE AWAY FROM THE TRAINING

  • Increase competence and productivity
  • Reduce physical risks and insurance claims on the jobsite
  • Underpin your image as an attractive employee

TRAINING KEY FACTS

Offering and structure of the training
 
1. Target Group Workers, Foremen, Jobsite Managers, HSE Experts, Engineers
2. Trade All
3. Duration
60 mins
4. No. of Participants Unlimited
6. Certificate of attendance Yes
7. Dates On request
8. Location Anywhere on request
9. Price
>8 attendees $600 + GST, <8 attendees $80 + GST per person
   

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR TRAINING

Fill in the request form below or contact 131 292

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