Excavation Trenching & Shoring Competent Person

Accurate Safety Compliance

Excavation Trenching & Shoring Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

Description

Upon successful completion of the Excavation Trenching and Shoring Competent Person course the student will be able to recognize hazards in and around open trenches and excavations, to conduct a site assessment and take necessary measures to control and or abate hazards.

Course Topics:

  • Students will receive an introduction to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 650-652 Subpart P-Excavation Standard
  • Students will practice and demonstrate soil classification
  • Students will be able to conduct site inspections
  • Practical application with a site excavation is recommended

Reference: OSHA 29 CFR 1926 650-652 Subpart P; ANSI A10

Target Audience: New employees, Supervisors, Contractors, and personnel working in and around excavations and trenching.

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:16

Prerequisites: None

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