Western Carolina University - SH-05053-SH8


Grantee Name: Western Carolina University Grant Number: SH-05053-SH8 Grant Year: 2018

The grantee developed training materials on silica protection in the construction industry. The training audience included at-risk workers, limited English-proficiency, low/non-literate, young, minority and other hard-to-reach workers who may be exposed to airborne silica focusing on workers who operate equipment or handle concrete, brick, stone, mortar, and other materials containing silica. The training was offered in Spanish.

Silica Exposure and Controls

Title Language Length Format File Size
Modulo 1 La Sílice - Introducción
15 Slides
PPTX 372.06 KB
Modulo 2 La sílice como material peligroso
11 Slides
PPTX 165.70 KB
Modulo 3 Tasks and Tools that Create Silica Dust
34 Slides
PPTX 1.91 MB
Modulo 4 Efectos en la salud ante la exposición a la sílice
17 Slides
PPTX 294.60 KB
Modulo 5 Controlando los Peligros de la sílice
26 Slides
PPTX 2.02 MB
Modulo 6 La nueva norma de OSHA - 1926.1153
54 Slides
PPTX 2.13 MB

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