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Competent Person for Excavation and Trenching

October 25, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

$125.00 – $180.00

Competent Person for Excavation and Trenching


October 25, 2021 | 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Training Overview:

This course will provide information to company individuals who are responsible for the assessment of excavation and trenching hazards, and the selection of engineering and administrative controls. Training will focus on both regulatory (OSHA) requirements and best industry practices. The course will include both lecture, hands-on activities, and table-top-style exercises using potential workplace scenarios.

Benefits of Attending:

Gain knowledge critical in protecting employees from the dangers of excavation and trenching.

Each attendee completing the course will be able to:

  • Identify workplace excavation and trenching hazards;
  • Select and implement hazard controls in accordance with the OSHA hierarchy of hazard control;
  • Inform employees on proper excavation and trenching techniques.

Develop Your Knowledge and Learn More About:

  • OSHA regulations and best practices;
  • Hazards;
  • Engineering controls, such as sloping and trenching, trench boxes and shoring;
  • Administrative controls;
  • Soil characterization.

Who Should Attend:

Safety representatives, project supervisors, and foremen with responsibility for identifying and correcting workplace hazards should attend.


Kevin Keith, Director of Safety Services, ABC Keystone, provides safety trainings and safety services for the Chapter’s members. Kevin is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science. He has been providing Health and Safety services since 1996. Kevin is an OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer for the Mid-Atlantic OTI Education Center. He has aided with Workers’ Compensation, ergonomics, rehabilitation, fall protection system design and install, developed safety programs for automated systems, jobsite audits, PIT operator trainings, and an extensive list of trainings related to OSHA and safety during his career

Registration Details:

Preferred registration date: Seven days prior to session date

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately. Cancellations received less than 7 days of the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.

ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.


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Contact Mike Bachman Director of Membership to find out more.



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October 25, 2021
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
$125.00 – $180.00
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Erin Hiles


ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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