Silica Awareness & Exposure Control Plan (ECP)

This course is designed to ensure workers who work directly with silica containing products understand:

  • Hazards associated with silica
  • Expectations for handling silica
  • How to protect themselves – PPE and basic procedures


Duration: 2 hours, 3 hours with Mock-up/Suit-up
Method of Instruction: Classroom/Mock-up Demonstration
Max Class Size: 12 Students

Call 250-751-4295 for further detail or questions.

NOTE: All courses can be tailored to include company specific information

Course Outline / Syllabus


  1. What is Silica?
  2. Where is Silica found?
  3. Exposure Limits and ALARA concept
  4. Hazards of silica and how silica gets into the body
  5. Hazard ratings and levels of risk
  6. Respirator requirements & cartridges
  7. How to control exposure to silica
  8. Complete review of Company Specific Exposure Control Plan (ECP) as review of above

Optional Content – Add 45 to 60 minutes to course

  1. Mock-up/ Demonstration by Participants
    1. Suiting up demonstration in Tyvek and respirator