Length: 8 Hours
Price: varies by date and location
This course focuses on OSHA standards and the safety aspects of excavation and trenching work. Students are introduced to practical soil "Types" analysis and testing. Methods are demonstrated allowing students to use instruments such as pocket penetrometers and hand operated shearvanes. Various type of protective systems (hydraulics, shielding, sloping & benching) are covered.
- OSHA standards on excavation and trenching
- Soil "Types" analysis
- Types of protective systems
- Trench excavation planning
- Competent person responsibilities
This course may be offered on-site on a contract basis. Contact Mario Vasquez today for a quote.