Excavation and Trenching Safety (US)

CE Credits Hours: 0.05

$29.95

Course Objectives

 Recognize the hazards associated with excavation and trenching work;

 Identify soil mechanics and conditions that increase the chance of cave-in;

 Define the role and responsibilities of the Competent Person;

 Categorize the soil types found in North America;

 Recall four different types of protection systems;

 Know safety precautions and emergency response

Course Description

Excavation and trenching work is performed thousands of times daily in all types of conditions. Unfortunately, cave-ins can occur suddenly, without warning, giving little time to react. But their signs are present when proper safety precautions are not taken. This program has been created to increase your awareness and provide you with a better understanding of the laws, regulations, and company safety policies and procedures associated with your work. Ideal learners are workers who may work in or around excavations and trenches.

Regulations/Board Approvals

29 CFR 1926 Subpart P – Excavations

This course is provided in partnership with UL Solutions
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