Competent Person for Excavation & Trenching: Digging In/Digging Out
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 (7:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
This program focuses on the hazards involved in excavation and trenching. The program will give participants a heighted awareness regarding the hazards involved in trenching work and the knowledge needed to manage the exposures on the job.
Learn how to:
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- Perform manual and visual soil tests to determine the classification of soils.
- Determine if an excavation or trench has been properly sloped, benched or otherwise protected.
- Identify common hazards that may be present during an excavation project.
- Demonstrate to OSHA that they are competent in the realm excavation activities (OSHA requires inspections of trenches and excavations be performed by competent persons).
Preferred registration date: March 29, 2017