The NEPSI Good Practice Guide provides practical information for industries working with materials containing crystalline silica to improve workers’ health protection progressively over time.

The guide provides a basic introduction to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) and more detailed information on dust control measures and management guidance for specific industries and tasks.  The Good Practice Guide is a comprehensive resource for employers and employees working in the silica industries, available online and downloadable for free


The SME Toolkit is a set of digital and printable resources designed to inform and educate workers and other individuals on the potential health hazards posed by respirable crystalline silica.
The toolkit consists of four resources designed specifically for small & medium enterprises.

Good Practices: A Guide for SMEs
The NEPSI Agreement
The Agreement Guide
NEPSI Good Practices Posters


Access NEPSI’s interactive learning module, which provides you with the tools and knowledge to protect yourself at work.
The module has been designed to teach you about the possible dangers of respirable crystalline silica (RCS) and how best to protect yourself from hazardous dust at work. 


The NEPSI Good Practice Training Packs are part of the education step in implementing the NEPSI Good Practices.

Each PowerPoint Training pack covers a topic relevant for workers across all industries that use materials containing crystalline silica. The packs provide information about the dust exposure risks related to the topic and the good practices and measures available to reduce them. The purpose of the training is to inform and educate workers, with the support of a trainer, to help them to use the control measures effectively and reduce their exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in the workplace.