Cave-ins and other excavation hazards are one of the leading causes of deaths and injuries on construction sites. This course can help ensure the safety of anyone who works in or around excavations by ensuring that the competent person has the skills and knowledge needed to identify hazards and take corrective action.
The exact skills and knowledge needed depend on the type of excavation activity being performed. This program reviews a wide range of common excavation types and looks at the hazards associated with each. The students also spend time reviewing excavation safety plans that can be adapted to the needs of their organizations.
This one-day course covers the latest industry practices and regulatory requirements.