The University of Waterloo is committed to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of the entire University community. The objective of this training module is to introduce employees to silica and the dangers of working with silica-containing materials.
Who should take this course?
University of Waterloo employees working where silica dust may be present.
By the end of this training, you will understand:
What silica is and where it is used
The health effects of breathing silica dust
The roles and responsibilities of the employer, supervisors and managers under the Silica Control Program
The engineering, administrative and PPE control measures used to mitigate the risk of exposure to silica
|Online||Silica Awareness (SO2037)||30 minutes|
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Follow these directions to self-register:
- Go to LEARN
- Login using your University of Waterloo WatIAM username and password
- Click the "Self Registration" link at top of page
- Select the course name from the list
- The training module will then appear in your list of courses