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Blasting (Abrasives-Sand)

Start:May 17, 2022

Duration:5 Minutes

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry and reduce 'near misses'.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. It is designed to reduce the frequency of near misses re ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Blasting (Abrasives/Sand). Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-Air-Supplied Respirators
-Hearing Protection
-Body Protection

After each of the next Steps, select the 'successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

Select 'successful' now and proceed.

Step 2

Air-Supplied Respirators

Employees must wear supplied-air respirators (covering the head, neck, and shoulders):

-During abrasive blasting when dust may exceed limits specified in 5155, 5151(b)(1)(B)

-During abrasive blasting with silica sand or where toxic material evolves

Note: a dust filter respirator may be used for 2 hours during abrasive blasting if the concentration of silica dust is less than ten times the limit specified in 5151(b)(1)(C).

Step 3

Hearing Protection

Hearing protection must be worn as required by 1521.

Step 4

Body Protection

Body protection must be worn as required by 1522.

Step 5

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Blasting (Abrasives/Sand), including:

-Air-Supplied Respirators
-Hearing Protection
-Body Protection

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