Overview & Objectives
Understanding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for deep excavation helps keep construction workers and other personnel safe on the job. Our online Excavation Safety for Construction course provides 45 minutes of intermediate-level training to help participants work safely, avoid common hazards, and prevent workplace injuries and fatalities. After taking this Excavation Safety Training for Construction course, you will be prepared to maintain a safer workplace for all.
This online Excavation Safety Training for Construction course reviews the most common hazards found on deep excavation and trenching sites to promote greater worker safety. Course topics include:
- Introduction to trenching and excavation safety
- General excavation safety techniques
- Safety requirements per OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, Excavations
- Common excavation myths
- Situational analysis
- The impact of soil on excavation and trenching safety
- Soil analysis and classification
- Protective systems
- Other systems
- Air monitoring
- Safe access
- Spoils piles
- Shoring and sloping
- Additional considerations
- Regular requirements
Who Is This Course For?
Excavation Safety for Construction is appropriate for:
- Other personnel who need to implement construction excavation safety for excavation and trenching activities
Features & Benefits
Upon completion of this convenient online Excavation Safety Training for Construction course, participants are able to identify and address common hazards found on deep excavation and trenching sites. You will learn more about OSHA’s safety standards for excavation, important protective systems, and how to guard against workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.
In Person Training
Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.