Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring Safety - Online (SafetySmart)

Duration: 
25 minutes
Required: 
Frequency: 
Initial
Prerequisites: 
None
Course Cost: 
$0.00
Course mode: 
Online

This course will teach you how to recognize the potential hazards of working in or around trenches and excavations greater than 4 feet, and the protective measures you must employ on the job. Trenching and excavation work kills 50  workers annually. Employees will learn to identify excavation and trenching hazards and safe work practices and protective systems, as well as recall cave-in protection requirements designed to keep workers safe.  

Please note: This class does not fully meet the “competent person” definition in the regulations. Retake as a refresher or as assigned by your supervisor.

Intended Audience 

Construction, grounds, utility, or other personnel working in or around trenches or excavations

Contact

EH&S Training

(206) 543-7201