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Excavation Safety Training for COmpetent Persons

Who should take this course

All employees involved in trenching work, including job foreman, job superintendents, enginneers, and any personnel involved in underground projects.

 A competent person must make daily inspections of the excavation, adjacent areas, and protective systems for evidence of a possible cave-in, hazardous atmospheres, or other hazardous conditions. Inspections must also be made before the work starts, as needed throughout the shift, and after every rainstorm.


Course Topics Include:

-Soil Classification
-Sloping and Benching
-Timber Shoring
-Aluminum Hydraulic Shoring
-Requirements for Protective Systems
-Site Specific Safety
-General Requirements and Competent Person Responsibilities (Inspections)

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