Trench Rescue Awareness

The Trench Rescue Awareness course is designed to provide a fundamental DSC03447understanding of rescue procedures. The course can serve as an educational introduction to the topics associated with trench rescue for construction workers.

In an effort to provide a fundamental understanding of trench rescue procedures, the course covers the following topics:

  • Soil mechanics which includes soil basics, soil stability, and how cave-ins occur
  • Protective system options
  • Site securement
  • Setting up incident command zones
  • Safety in rescue operations
  • How to approach a caved-in trench
  • How to begin the rescue
  • Turning the scene over the Rescue Personnel – What they will want to know

The class is designed to benefit all employees that will be involved with excavation work. The course is appropriate for senior management, safety professionals and field operations directly responsible for the supervision of excavation work and/or safety.

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 Trench Rescue Awareness class is a 1 day course.

Languages Offered

NTS offers the Trench Rescue Awareness class in both English and Spanish.

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