Silica Awareness Training

Crystalline silica, also known as silica, is a common mineral silicon dioxide. When these rocks are ground down, they produce a dust that carries silica particles, causing a major health hazard for exposed workers. Learn the hazards and safe work practices when there is silica exposure at work.

24 Slides • 10 Quiz Questions • Narration • Multilingual • Mobile-Optimized • Editable

Silica Awareness Quiz Questions

These are the topics covered by the Silica Awareness quiz questions. Mutliple-choice answers are shown on the training but not below.

  • Crystalline silica is most commonly found
  • Silica dust is created by
  • The sand used in hydraulic fracturing and other sandblasting operations contain up to 99% silica...
  • The greatest silica hazard for workers is
  • The way silica dust commonly enters the body is by
  • Inhaled silica particles can damage the lungs, but has no long term effects...
  • How soon are the health affects of silicosis discovered?
  • When silica is measured at 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air, averaged over an 8-hour workday, it is known as the
  • What is the primary strategy to keep worker exposure at, or below, the permissible exposure limit?
  • Medical surveillance must be made available at no cost to any employee who will be exposed to the silica action level for 30 days or more per year...

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