This course covers safe work practices for excavation and trenching work. It is meant to be used as an introductory or refresher course for construction workers involved in digging or working in an excavation. It is based on OSHA Construction regulations and industry best practices.
Topics Covered in This Course:
Dangers associated with trench and excavation work
The role of the competent person
Protective systems (sloping, shielding, and shoring)