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EIA Silica Seminar

Category Press Release
Publish Date 4/5/2018
Author Alexandra Gentile
Title EMSL Indianapolis Laboratory Hosting EIA Silica Seminar on April 9th
Introduction EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host this comprehensive half day course on April 9th, 2018.

Indianapolis, IN, April 5th, 2018


EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting the upcoming Environmental Information Association (EIA) Silica Seminar at its Indianapolis laboratory on Monday, April 9th. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and will feature information on Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) from the perspective of an attorney, a consultant as well as a laboratory professional. 

This class is designed to meet the requirements of the OSHA Construction Standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica which has been in effect since September 23, 2017. OSHA’s Silica standard requires employers to implement a written exposure control plan including designating a competent person to oversee workplace activities and to minimize employee exposure.

Topics include an explanation of what silica is, health hazards associated with exposure to silica and medical surveillance program, typical workplace tasks that could result in exposure to respirable silica, measures to be taken for employee protection from silica, employee exposure assessments, written exposure control plan, competent person responsibilities and detailed summary of the contents of the OSHA standard, 29 CFR 1926.1153.

The seminar speakers include Michael Peelish, Esq., Terracon Consultants’ Scott Rohlf, CIH, and EMSL’s Michael Menz, CIH. Registration for this half-day informational silica seminar is $89 for EIA Members or $99 for non-members and will be held at 6340 Castleplace Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46250. 

Click here to register today. For questions regarding this seminar or help with registration, please contact info@eia-usa.org or call 888-343-4342.

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is one of the leading testing laboratories with 43 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com for a complete listing of accreditations.  In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.
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