Archive - Tag: Silica | NC State Industry Expansion Solutions

  • OSHA #7205 Raleigh

    Health Hazard Awareness   This course covers common health hazards that are encountered in the workplace including chemical, biological, physical and ergonomic hazards. Students participate in workshops on evaluation and abatement of workplace health hazards. Upon course completion students will have the ability to understand common health hazards in the workplace and methods for controlling […]


  • Trainer Toolbox for March 2019

    Lithium Battery Safety Controlling Silica  Protecting the Privacy of Workers Fall Safety  FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.     Lithium Battery Safety Within a period of five years, lithium batteries have generated 25,000 overheating or fire incidents in more than 400 varieties of lithium-powered products. […]


  • Focus On… Respirable Crystalline Silica

    Crystalline silica is a common mineral found in the earth’s crust and is found in most building materials like stone, sand, concrete and mortar. When it is agitated by activities such as grinding, sawing, drilling, sandblasting, etc., it becomes respirable crystalline silica—tiny particles, 100 times smaller than granules of normal sand, that can be inhaled […]