Respirable Crystalline Silica | Online Workshop

Respirable Crystalline Silica | Online Workshop
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
  • Legislation
  • Risk Management
  • Exposure Monitoring, Monitoring Program & Results
  • Health Monitoring
  • Dust Controls
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Training
  • 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


We look forward to your participation!

Date: Wednesday 10th March 2021

Start time: 11:30am sharp (AEDST)

Finish time: 4:30pm

Facilitator: Paul Gerber | Principal Hygienist OHMS Hygiene

Location: Online virtual training - Go To Meetings

Requirements: All participants must have access to the internet and a laptop / tablet that can run Go To Meetings. 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


Registrations Fees

IQA Member:  $195
Non Member: $275

 Registrations Close: 8th March 2021


CPD Hours: 5 hours - General Workplace Health and Safety




3/10/2021 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
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