Excavation Competent Person
July 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$195
This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics, soil classification, protective systems (shoring, benching, sloping). Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess their employer’s compliance with the OSHA Excavation Standard, utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, inspection criteria, and training requirements.