Respirable Crystalline Silica | Virtual Workshop

This workshop provides detail on Respirable Crystalline Silica and covers a number of topics from Workplace Exposure Standards to Principal Hazard Management Plans.


This workshop provides detail on Respirable Crystalline Silica and covers a number of topics from Workplace Exposure Standards to Principal Hazard Management Plans. Safe Work Australia published a new Workplace Exposure Standards for crystalline silica to 0.05 mg/m3.  Following on from this, the IQA has developed a suite of resources to inform and educate on best practice guidelines, exposure, and employee health and safety regarding Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS).  This includes Fact Sheets, On-demand Webinars and now a full day, online Workshop.

This workshop is delivered by a qualified hygienist and is aimed at Quarry Managers, Quarry Supervisors, Senior managers/staff, H&S Officers.

Workshop Overview
The workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of silica and current compliance requirements specifically covering:
- Workplace Exposure Standards
- Risk Management
- Exposure Monitoring, Monitoring Program & Results
- Health Monitoring
- Dust Controls
- Respiratory ProtectionTraining
- Documentation
- Principal Hazard Management Plans

Why attend?
Understanding the changes to the Workplace Exposure Standard is critical for staff in positions or responsibility in quarries.
- Dispel the myths about silica
- Understand your reporting requirements
- Understand health monitoring requirements
- Review risk management and hierarchy of controls
- Understand how to communicate with your teams on risk, PPE, reporting and monitoring
- Understand what is needed in your Principal Hazard Management Plans

Date: Tuesday 17 May 2022
Start time: 9:30am sharp
Finish time: 3.00pm

Facilitator: Paul Gerber | Principal Occupational Hygienist, COH
Location: Online via Zoom

Requirements: All participants must have access to the internet and a laptop / tablet that can run Zoom. All participants will be required to undertake some pre-reading and to participate in a 10 min phone call where the technology will be tested.

Registration Fees
IQA Member:  $195
Non Member: $275
IoQ NZ Member: $195

Registrations Close: 10 May 2022

CPD Hours: 4.5 hours - General Workplace Health and Safety

Disclaimer Numbers are limited to ensure an optimal learning experience for attendees. All information is correct at the time of publication. The IQA reserves the right to alter or delete items as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

17/05/2022 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Online Online AUSTRALIA
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