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RMEC 122 - Breathing New Life Into the Control of Respirable Silica

Safety and Health

Course Goal: 

Promote consistently high levels of hazard awareness and controls available to prevent chronic respirable silica injuries in the construction industry. 

Course Outcomes: Crew Leads and Workers will have a clear basic understanding of the hazards posed by respirable silica. Formal and informal leaders will practice techniques to improve skills as a coach and a mentor. Knowing the different requirements of both roles is critical for leadership in reducing exposure to possible silicosis. Development of good communication and team-building skills directlyinfluence awareness of chronic workplace hazards of respirable silica.

Supervisors signing agreements with Rocky Mountain Education Center to teach the course will receive all training materials and staff support to track participants with sign in sheets and participant forms. Anyone employed in the construction industry may attend the course. 

*NOTE Those electing to become trainers will be asked to enroll at least 10 participants during the grant year employed by construction companies of less then 250 employees. 

Course Outline and Agenda 

Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance

Safety Specialist Certificate 


November 12-13, Casper Wyoming

November 14-15, Rock Springs Wyoming



*Participant Agreement

*Train the Trainer Agreement

Disclaimer: This presentation is being presented under grant number SH05024-SH8 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Dates Available:

Western Wyoming Workforce Training Center
2250 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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Casper College
125 College Dr, PARKING LOT 4
Thorson Institute of Business (BU) 218 4th Floor
Casper , WY 82601
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Course Code: RMEC 122
Language: ENG
Credits: .75
Materials Included: True
Fee: $0.00