Crystalline Silica Awareness

Breathing is an act we often take for granted. Sometimes, what we breathe in can harm our bodies and cause lasting damage. That's definitely true of crystalline silica. In this course, you'll learn what it is, where it is, how to avoid exposure and what to do if you are exposed. This course is intended for anyone who works with or around crystalline silica.

Course Overview

Breathing is an act we often take for granted. Sometimes, what we breathe in can harm our bodies and cause lasting damage. That's definitely true of crystalline silica. Anyone working in the industry is recommended to take respirable crystalline silica awareness training. In this crystalline silica awareness online course, you'll learn what it is, where it is, how to avoid exposure and what to do if you are exposed. This crystalline silica hazard awareness course is intended for anyone who works with or around crystalline silica.

Course Topics


  • What is crystalline silica and where can you find it?
  • Recognize the health effects and symptoms of crystalline silica exposure and the steps you can take to prevent them.
  • Recognize materials that cause crystalline silica to be present.
  • Identify ways to protect yourself when working with crystalline silica.
  • Know appropriate first aid measures for dealing with crystalline silica exposure.