Competent Person for Excavation Safety

The Competent Person for Excavation Safety seminar is designed to provide students photo1with an awareness of the 1926 Subpart P Excavation Standard as well as an introduction to current protective system design and selection. For those employees that an employer wishes to be a Competent Person the class will provide the technical education component of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Competent Person requirements. 

The Competent Person for Excavation Safety class is built around the ability to recognize existing and predictable hazards in and around the excavation and appropriate corrective measures. The class also covers the following topics:

  • OSHA Excavation Standard
  • Soil Mechanics and Soil Analysis
  • Protective System Planning and Selection
  • Job Planning Related to Trench Safety
  • Competent Person Responsibilities

The class is designed to benefit employees at all levels of an organization including senior management, safety professionals, project managers, project estimators, project superintendents, project foremen and laborers engaged in projects related to the excavation standard.

Class Locations

NTS conducts regularly scheduled open enrollment training classes at its branches nationwide. To view a current listing of scheduled branch classes with schedule times and pricing please visit our online training registration site here.

NTS is also a leading provider of customized, private training programs at our customers’ offices and jobsites. Customized training programs are built around the customer’s schedule to accommodate production schedule requirements and can also be tailored to address topics of particular interest to a customer’s employees. If you would like to discuss a custom training class, please contact our training department at (832) 200-0988 for more information.

Class Length

The Competent Person for Excavation Safety class is a 1 day course.

Languages Offered

NTS offers the Competent Person for Excavation Safety class in both English and Spanish.

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