This Trenching and Excavation Safety course trains students on how to safely enter and exit a trench. Students will cover the regulatory overview required for trenching, excavation and shoring operations. By the end of this course, students will know the safety protocol for worksites with trenching operations.
This course is designed to meet OSHA's Federal training requirements for confined space entry operations and can serve as an annual refresher to trenching and excavation personnel.
Topics to be Covered: Regulating Authorities; Permit Requirements; Definitions; Hazards and Mitigation Methods; Trenching and Excavation Written Program; Soil Classifications; Safe and Unsafe Excavation; Access and Egress; Hazardous Atmospheres; Inspection Requirements; Protective Systems; Rescue/Emergency Response