EVCAVATION & TRENCHING
COMPETENT PERSON SEMINAR
This Excavation and Trenching Competent Person Seminar is intended
for individuals designated as The Excavation Competent Person, by
their employer, during excavation and trenching activities, which
may include managers, supervisors, lead workers or operators. It
provides a fundamental understanding of OSHA's Excavation and
Trenching Standards for the Competent Person. This seminar
will cover OSHA's Excavation Standard.
successful completion of the seminar, participants will be
familiar with regulations, requirements and
related issues; understand the responsibilities of "The Excavation
able to recognize
existing and predictable conditions that are
hazardous or dangerous; be familiar with soils analysis and
soils classification systems.
This seminar is designed to provide the
necessary training and safety awareness component to meet and
exceed the requirements of "The Excavation Competent Person" as
defined in OSHA's Excavation Standard.
General Requirements of Subpart P;
Responsibilities of The Excavation Competent
Excavation Hazards and Control Measures;
Access and Egress Requirements for Excavations;
Identifying and Controlling Hazardous Atmospheres
and Documentation Procedures;
Working Safely Around
Potentially Deadly Underground Utilities;
Protective Systems Requirements;
Soils Analysis Techniques
Training Requirements for
Those In or Near Excavations;
Hours: 8 Hours
There is an
exam at the end of this seminar, which requires a minimum score of
70% or better to pass. Upon successful seminar
completion, participants will receive a certificate and a seminar
completion card from Thomas Safety Solutions.
for pricing, specific topics needed, or if you need special
On-Site Seminar Registration Form
Inspections and Duties of a Competent
Conducting OSHA-Mandated Visual and Manual
Understand and Identify the Different Types
of Protective Systems;
Follow a Decision-Making Process for
Selecting Protective Systems;
Regulations for Shoring, Sloping & Benching, and
Potential Hazardous Atmospheres in Trenches;
Safe Work Practices;
Locate and Avoid Damage to Underground Utilities;
Equipment Inspections and Maintenance;
Handling an OSHA Compliance Inspection at
your Excavation Site.
much, much more!
Be sure to check out all of our other
safety and health training, including our 10 & 30 Hour
OSHA, Fall Protection Competent Person, Scaffold
Competent Person, Confined Space Entry, Qualified
Rigging, Qualified Crane Signaling, and more.
Thomas Safety Solutions provides services in
Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West
Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.