Trenching and Excavation Safety

Employees involved with trenching and excavation operations at the workplace

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
26 minutes

Description
This course is designed to better inform the employee of the possible health and safety concerns unique to trenching and excavation. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to list factors to consider before trenching and excavation begins, identify the purpose of the site assessment, describe the purpose of a trench box, specify different types of excavation, sloping, and shoring principles, recognize other hazards that are present in excavation work, and identify the cause of excavation and trenching-related fatalities.

Objective

Trenching and Excavation Safety

  • identify factors to consider before trenching and excavation begins
  • identify the steps to take when locating underground installations
  • identify key concepts associated with different types of excavation, sloping, and shoring
  • identify various methods used to prevent cave-ins
  • identify the purpose of a trench box
  • identify practices that reduce hazards present in excavation work

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.