Asbestos and Silica Awareness provide industry-leading, online and on-demand, asbestos awareness and silica Awareness courses.
Traditional classroom models require business owners, workers, and individuals to attend courses on-site or at training facilities, disrupting productivity, wasting time in commutes, and cutting into employees' personal time.
We have created these affordable, engaging and comprehensive online, on-demand courses to allow people to finish their safety awareness courses in their own time and at their own pace, away from the distraction of a rushed classroom setting.
Once the payment is made and the modules have been satisfactorily completed, you will be sent your certificate immediately via email. It has never been easier, faster or more affordable to be part of Australia's asbestos and silica solution, so sign up and start studying today.
Silica is one of the most abundant compounds on Earth and is found in a wide range of commonly used natural and artificial building and construction products, like sand, metal and artificial stone benchtops.
Silica is toxic and potentially fatal to humans when inhaled or ingested. In 2011, the Australian Cancer Council estimated that approximately 587,000 Australian workers had been exposed to silica dust. It is predicted around 5758 of these workers will develop lung cancer due to silica exposure.
Our silica specialists at Asbestos and Silica Awareness have developed a silica awareness online course. It is 100% online and on-demand, so students can move through the course at their own pace, ensuring they become confident silica awareness experts.
The silica and silicosis issue in Australian industries is ongoing, and regulations are being reviewed regularly. Ensure you are part of the solution by starting our silica awareness program today and become a silica champion in your business and industry.
Australia is ramping up its silica safety protocols and investigation. Ensure you and your business comply with all OH&S mandates by ensuring you, your staff and your co-workers are educated on the importance of silica awareness and safety.
It is essential to understand the silica risks in your local industries and how to reduce or negate exposure to this toxic and life-threatening substance by completing a silica awareness course.
Do you know how to protect yourself from silica exposure in your trade or industry? There are strict codes of practice around silica-containing products. Ensure you understand these strict codes of practice; click here to start your asbestos awareness course today.
Because silica is so abundant in building materials, many trades have a high risk of silica exposure across a broad range of industries.
Examples of trades and industries with a high risk of silica exposure include, but are not limited to:
If you work in one or more of these industries, we highly recommend you consider completing this affordable silica awareness course.