Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is a dust which is found on worksites where cutting and drilling take place. Once airborne, it can cause serious health problems, which is why there are strict laws around how to work with and manage it.
If you work in construction or an environment containing mineral processing dusts, it’s vital that you’re aware of the dangers.
This self-guided Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness online course has been created by health and safety professionals in line with UK legislation. There is no time limit to complete it, but you can reasonably expect to wok though the modules in 2 hours. You’ll learn the dangers of silica dust, what your legal responsibilities are, how to carry out risk assessments and control exposure.
By the end of this online training course, you will have a solid understanding of:
Over 2 hours, this self-guided online training course covers the following topics:
Once you’ve completed this online training, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 20 questions. You’ll need to get 90% to pass, which you’ll be notified of as soon as you finish. You’re welcome to re-take the test if you need to, at no extra cost.
You’ll receive a CPD certified digital certificate straight away.
As well as conforming to CPD guidelines, this course is approved and accredited by the following bodies:
If you work on a construction site or industrial environment where there is a risk of dust exposure from mineral processing, this online course is for you. It’s vital that you’re aware of the dangers, and how to avoid them – both for your own safety and that of your co-workers.
Likewise, if you’re responsible for the health and safety of workers, or you supervise operations, you should be up to date on the latest UK legislation. This includes (but is not limited to):
No. There is no time limit to complete the course and you're free to learn at your own pace. The training can be taken in as many sessions as you wish or completed in one go.
Yes the course is certified by CPD (Continuing Professional Development). Many of our online courses are also approved by RoSPA (Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents).
The course can be accessed on any mobile, tablet, PC or laptop with an internet connection.
Yes! Don't worry you can retake the assessment as many times as you need and there are no additional charges.
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