UBC Silica Awareness (HS300)

Training Information

Class covers where and how respirable crystalline silica exposure occurs, how it affects the body, how workers can protect themselves, and what employers must do to protect their workers. This workshop meets the training requirements of 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica standard.

At the end of this workshop, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify where silica is commonly found.
  2. Identify construction activities that could create hazardous levels of silica dust.
  3. Describe the health hazards of respirable crystalline silica (RCS).
  4. Explain the requirements and methods used for controlling silica dust.
  5. Explain employer requirements including training, competent person, exposure control plan, and medical surveillance program.

Training Date

Mon, 02/18/2019 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Training Registration

Registrations are closed for this class.

Signup Status

Remaining Openings (including wait-listed): 18
Capacity: 6/12
Wait-listed: 0/12

Contact Information

Any members interested in attending this course may register by first logging in and using the signup form on this page.

1) Email:


2) Phone:

Upper Marlboro: (301) 736-1696
Baltimore: (410) 737-9670
Charles City: (804) 966-9340

3) Fax:

Upper Marlboro, MD – 301-736-9789
Baltimore, MD – 410-737-9673
Charles City, VA – 804-966-9341

4) Mail:

8510 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

MACTC – Baltimore
1407 Rome Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227

MACTC – Charles City
302 Roxbury Industrial Center
Charles City, VA 23030

Equipment Required

Members attending training must provide their own safety shoes, safety goggles, gloves, ear protection and hard hats. Failure to provide your own safety equipment may result in your being dropped from a particular training session.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance at the first training session is mandatory. 100% attendance is required for all courses that issue Certificates or Qualifications and Apprentice mandatory training. Please be on time! Late arrivals (and early departures) are disruptive to instructors and participants. Poor attendance / disruptive behavior will result in your being dropped from a particular training session.

Cancellation Policy

To maximize the effectiveness of our training sessions, we limit the number of attendees. If you are registered for a specific training and need to cancel, please notify us two (2) business days before the start of scheduled training. Failure to notify us of cancellation may result in your being denied registration for future training. We reserve the right to cancel any course - with two (2) business days’ notice - for which there is an insufficient number of registered attendees. Registrants may then enroll in the next available offering of the course, or cancel the registration.

Location Information

MACTC Upper Marlboro
8510 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772