OSHA Silica Safety Training


When: Jun 16, 2020

This 4 hour (half-day) course will provide initial training for persons designated by their employers to act as the Silica Competent Person for their various work sites. Students will acquire knowledge through classroom instruction that will help prepare them to comply with the new silica standard requirements.

Topics Discussed: 

• The main elements of 29 CFR 1926.1153
• Understanding regulations elements and applying them to jobsite specific applications
• Defining the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the Silica Competent Person
• Personal Protective Equipment, as applicable
• Elements of a written Exposure Control Plan

Speaker Bio

William Frost has been with Frost Training & Consulting LLC since 2008, working primarily with Public Works Departments and Municipalities all over the state of South Carolina, as well as the South Carolina Department of Transportation. He provides on-site classroom instruction of applicable state and federal safety regulations to employees, on-site evaluations/inspections, written program development, and other safety consultation services. (www.frosttraining.com)

William has taught for Clemson University’s Transportation, Technology and Transfer Service since 2012.  William is a licensed SC DHEC Asbestos Instructor, as well as a Georgia Tech Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry and Construction.  He is a certified National Safety Council Flagger Instructor, has a partnership with the Municipal Association of South Carolina, and serves on the Water Environment Association of South Carolina’s safety committee.


Class registration is from 8:00-8:15.  The class will begin at 8:15.  A light breakfast will be provided.  We should adjourn around 12:30pm.

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Course Fee

The registration fee for the workshop is $195.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $95.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and a light breakfast.

This course has a maximum of 35 students, and will be capped at this number.  Advanced registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained.  Workshops with low advanced registration will be subject to cancellation.

Who Should Attend

Employees who generate, or who are exposed to respirable Silica dust during their various work processes, or workers designated by their employers to act as the Silica Competent Person at the job site. This training will primarily be directed at the Public Works Industry here in South Carolina.

Also, anyone who simply wants to learn more about the role of the Competent Person under the new OSHA Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153) for Respirable Crystalline Silica.

Payment Policy

Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop. If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed your slot in the class.

Checks should be made payable to “Clemson University” and mailed with the invoice number and/or a copy of your invoice to:

Clemson University
202 Hugo Dr.
Clemson, SC 29634

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training.  No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

If you have questions regarding workshop registration please email Summer Chandler or call 864-656-4183.