This one day course will discuss the OSHA 29 CFR 1926.650 Subpart P excavation standard in depth. Participants will receive the necessary training to meet the standard’s requirements to be a competent person for excavations.

What You Will Learn

  • Competent Person Requirements and Responsibility
  • Excavation and Trenching Hazards
  • Protective Systems: sloping; benching; sheilds; and shoring
  • Hazardous atmospheres and air monitoring
  • Access and Egress
  • Inspections
  • Soil analysis and classification
  • Avoidance of surface encumbrances and utilities

Duration (in days)


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No classes are scheduled at this time. Please call us at (800) 717-3472 for course availability.