Beryllium

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Beryllium is used in multiple working environments, but exposure to beryllium can be a serious threat. It is a known carcinogen and exposure to it can cause serious pulmonary diseases. Working safely in the presence of beryllium requires an awareness of the risks it presents. In this course, you'll learn about the sources and routes of exposure, adverse health hazards, exposure controls, and medical surveillance to protect yourself. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify routes of exposure
  • identify hazards of beryllium exposure
  • recognize ways of controlling exposure
  • recognize which workers must be enrolled in medical surveillance for beryllium exposure

IN THIS COURSE

  • Exposure to Beryllium
    5m
  • Understanding the Health Hazards of Beryllium
    5m
  • Controlling Exposure to Beryllium
    8m
  • Requirements for Medical Surveillance
    5m