With OSHA’s Silica Rule in full swing, we have received several requests regarding silica and silica exposure control programs. FCA and FCAI have compiled the following programs, along with several other resources, to ensure you are in full compliance.
Competent Person and Training
It is the contractor’s responsibility to name a designated person and provide silica awareness training to their workforce. The workforce needs to have access to the company’s written control plan, and they need to be aware of who the competent person is on each jobsite.
Programs (Word Documents Available Upon Request)
Just insert your company name in the highlighted forms and the name of your company’s safety officer and you have a Company Silica Program Document ready to have on your jobsites.
Complete the highlighted information on the document and you have a Written Silica Exposure Control Program for drywall finishing ready for your jobsites.
Complete the highlighted information on the document and you have a Written Silica Exposure Control Program for painting ready for your job sites.
- FCA Safety Manual Chapter: Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposure Program (2022 Update)
- OSHA Hazard Communication – Small Entity Compliance Guideline
- OSHA – Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction
- OSHA – Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Respiratory Protection Standard
- OSHA – Small Business Handbook