Excavation - Trenching & Shoring

Purpose

This course provides employees whose duties require them to work with excavation projects the necessary information to work safely in these environments.

Topics

  • OSHA 29CFR1926, Subpart P
  • Common Hazards of Trenching
  • Soil Classifications
  • Protective Systems
  • Timber Shoring
  • Aluminum Hydraulic Shoring
  • Alternatives to Timber Shoring
  • Sloping & Benching