Toolbox Talk: Silica

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CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Summary Statement

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Silica addresses the risks associated with tasks that involve disturbing materials common at construction sites, such as sand, concrete, rock, mortar, and brick. The resource includes a brief case example, steps to prevent a related injury or illness, and questions for discussion. It includes an image that illustrates the hazard, which can be posted in a central location as a reminder of steps to work safely. Available in English and Spanish.