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Trenching And Excavation Safety Training

This 8-hour virtual instructor-led training (VILT) course reminds workers that there is a safe way to enter and exit the trench, keep materials away from the edge of the trench, look for standing water or atmospheric hazards, and never enter a trench unless it has been properly inspected.

November 9, 2022 (Wed)
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Training

This course is a great supplement for 1-day competent person level certification training. The practical training and supervision should be performed at the jobsite. We can come out and conduct the necessary hands-on training to fulfill the competent person certification training at an additional cost.


Course Agenda:

  • Regulatory Overview
  • Definitions
  • Permit Requirements
  • Soil Classifications
  • What Lies Underneath
  • Safe Excavation
  • Access and Egress
  • Inspections
  • Public Safety
  • Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Unsafe Excavation Conditions
  • Fall Protection
  • Protective Systems
  • Emergency Response

Students will receive: Student Manual (PDF), and 24/7 access to online Student Profile Page to download/print your certificate.

About the Instructors

ehs International Inc
ehs International Inc, (ehsInc)

ehsInc has been at the forefront of environmental and occupational health and safety since 1997. Our mission is to provide our customers, their employees with a safe, sustainable, and productive environment. We help our customers reduce costs and risks through better technology, seasoned staff, and tested processes.

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