Preparing a crystalline silica hazard control statement for high risk crystalline silica work

An employer or a self-employed person engaged in undertaking high risk crystalline silica work must prepare a crystalline silica hazard control statement before commencing that work.

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Published: 16 May 2022
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 217.03 kB
 
Length: 12 pages
 
Reading level: Difficult

What it contains

High risk crystalline silica work is work performed in connection with a crystalline silica process that is reasonably likely to result in:

  • an airborne concentration of respirable crystalline silica that exceeds half the exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica, or
  • a risk to the health of a person at the workplace.

This document advises employers and self-employed people how to prepare and use a crystalline silica hazard control statement.

At the end of the document, there is a sample template you can use to prepare your crystalline silica hazard control statement.