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New Silica Standard – Now What Do We Do?

September 26, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

$45 – $65

New Silica Standard – Now What Do We Do?


September 26, 2017 / 7:30 am – 9:00 am


This course will provide information to assist company individuals who are responsible for the oversight of safety, silica exposures, and the corrective actions to be taken. The course will focus on both regulatory (OSHA) requirements and the procedures that you can take to comply with the new standard.

Benefits of Attending:

Attendees will gain knowledge critical in protecting employees from overexposure to silica.

Each attendee completing the course will be able to:
  • Identify work-place silica related hazards
  • Select and implement hazard controls in accordance with the OSHA hierarchy of hazard control
  • Understand the controlling contractor and sub-contractor relationship as it pertains to silica

Key Takeaways to Increase Your Understanding:

Learn more about:
  • OSHA regulations
  • Health hazards associated with exposures
  • Engineering controls, such as OSHA’s Table 1 and Alternative Options
  • Administrative controls
  • Housekeeping
  • Medical Surveillance

Who Should Attend:

Safety representatives, project supervisors, and foremen with responsibility for identifying and correcting workplace hazards should attend.


Kevin Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone, provides safety trainings and safety services for the Chapter’s members. Kevin is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science.  He has been providing Health and Safety services since 1996. Kevin is an OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer for the Mid-Atlantic OTI Education Center. He has aided with Workers’ Compensation, ergonomics, rehabilitation, fall protection system design and install, developed safety programs for automated systems, jobsite audits, PIT operator trainings, and an extensive list of trainings related to OSHA and safety during his career.

Price includes: course materials, certificate of completion.

Preferred registration date: September 22, 2017

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September 26, 2017
7:30 am - 9:30 am
$45 – $65
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ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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