Crystalline Silica Training (Canberra)
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Without Rebate $330 (GST Exempt)
With Rebate $230 (GST Exempt)
NOTE: Workers who complete 80% of their work in the ACT are eligible to recieve a rebate from the ACT Training Fund Authority
Duration 1/2 Day
49 Tennant St Fyshwick ACT 2609
Method of delivery
1/2 day face to face training incorporating a theory component and skills practice
Unit of Competency
10830NAT – Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention
This course is the mandatory silica training course required across ACT construction sites.
The Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention specifies the outcomes required to recognise the workplace health and safety risks and hazards inherent in working with crystalline silica containing products and to determine and plan for the implementation of safe systems of work aimed at reducing exposure to within mandatory exposure limits.
The course outcomes apply to building and constructions workers, jewellery industry workers, do It yourself (DIY) enthusiasts and anyone where the health and well-being is at risk through exposure to crystalline silica dust.
Graduates will be able to identify and apply the following knowledge within the context of their job roles for their own safety and the safety of fellow workers and bystanders:
• Identification of crystalline silica containing products
• The relevant legislation, guidelines and standards
• The consequences, hazards and risks to health due to exposure
• Exposure standards
• Safety Data Sheets
• Hierarchy of Controls
• Systems for prevention of exposure
• Risk assessments and hazard prevention