Construction Silica Competent Person Training

  • Topics Discussed

    • Understanding the main elements of 29 CFR 1926.1153
    • Understanding regulations elements and applying them to jobsite specific applications
    • Defining the roles, responsibilities, expectations and limitations of both the silica competent person and a qualified person within their company program
    • Suggested skills and capabilities for the Silica Competent Person per the American Industrial Hygiene Association White Paper​​
    • Personal Protective Equipment, as applicable
    • Elements of an exposure plan
  • Duration:
    0.5 days (up to 4 hours)
    Instructor-led

    Recommended Attendance:
    Persons designated by their construction management to act as the Silica Competent Person for their site(s) or who want to learn more about the role of the competent person under the new OSHA Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153) for Respirable Crystalline Silica. To learn more about the new OSHA Regulation visit 3M.com/OSHASilica.

    Download course summary (PDF, 180 KB)

Course Description

Back to all courses

This new half-day instructor-led course will provide initial training for persons designated by their construction management to act as the Silica Competent Person for their site(s) or who want to learn more about the role of the competent person under the new OSHA Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153) for Respirable Crystalline Silica. Participants will acquire knowledge through lecture and real-world interactive examples that will help prepare them to comply with the new silica standard.

Instructor Qualifications
Construction Silica Competent Person will be taught by 3M's Personal Safety Division (PSD) Technical Service employees. Many 3M PSD Technical Service employees are Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) or Certified Safety Professionals (CSPs) and are actively involved in professional safety organizations such as ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers) and AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association.) In addition to strong U.S. technical support, 3M has PSD Technical Service personnel in over 60 countries. 3M has a dedicated global Technical Service organization with over 240 specialists providing technical support to our customers around the world.

Contact Us Today

To learn more about our training and consultative services,

call 800-328-6146, option 8 or visit 3M.com/FallProtection


Related Training Courses

View all courses
Customer Service: 1-800-328-1667 Customer Service: 1-800-328-1667 Technical Service: 1-800-243-4630 Technical Service: 1-800-243-4630 Distributor Login
Follow Us
The brands listed above are trademarks of 3M.