Silica in the Oilfield

Posted: Jan 12, 2018

  • March 21, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, 3/21/2018 from 8 AM through 4 PM at the Student Commons Building at the UC Denver Campus, 1201 Larimer St, Denver, Co 80204.

ASSE_Silica-in-the-Oilfield_bt.pdf

Breakfast & Registration 8:00 am – 8:30 am

Session 1 – Enterprise Risks and Liabilities8:30 am – 11:30 am Historical perspective on NIOSH efforts toward crystalline silica exposure OSHA Regulatory Update  BreakEnterprise Future Liability and Legal Aspects  Insurance Coverage Limitations and ExemptionsNIOSH Update on the number of new “reported” and potential Silicosis casesEnterprise Risks and Liabilities Panel Discussion

Lunch 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Session 2 – Available Control Methods12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Substitution/Elimination – Ceramic Proppant Treated/Coated Sand Engineering controls: gravity-driven sand transfer methods and a new approach to pneumatic sand transferBreakVacuum systems and sand transfer points isolationControl Method Panel DiscussionBreak

Session 3 – Assessment Methods3:00 pm – 4:00 pmCrystalline Silica Exposure Assessment – Standardized Approach Assessment Techniques Laboratory Aspects of Crystalline Silica Sample Analysis

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