Awareness training for employees who come into contact with beryllium (Be) a light, hard metal that is used as an alloy. It is dangerous in some forms and workers must protect themselves.

Note: The complete version of this training course will always be given, regardless of the title, which may be Full or Review.

Target audience

Workers and staff who may come into contact with beryllium.


Under Article 51, paragraphs 8, 9 and 13 of the LSST (L.R.Q., chapter S-2.1), the employer must ensure that the emission of a contaminant or the use of a hazardous material will not affect the health or safety of anyone at a work site. The employer must also provide workers with adequate information about the risks related to the work and ensure they receive appropriate education, training, and supervision. Finally, the employer must provide a list of the hazardous materials used in his company to workers, the health and safety committee, and other institutions stipulated in the regulation.

This training course on Beryllium conforms to the legislated information objective.

Course content

  • What is beryllium?
  • Where is it found?
  • Effects on health;
  • Technical measures to reduce exposure;
  • Work procedures to reduce exposure;
  • IPE  and respiratory protection;
  • Sampling;
  • Screening.

Educational Approach

Presentations, class participation


An exam is used to assess knowledge.


1 hour.

The duration of the training can differ according to your needs when it is given in private enterprise.

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