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.
Last updated

May 2022

Reading level

difficult

File type and size

PDF, 217.03 kB

Document length

12 pages

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.