Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring Safety - Online (SafetySmart)
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.
Construction, grounds, utility, or other personnel working in or around trenches or excavations