Excavation Trenching and Shoring Safety (In Person)

June 12, 2024 / 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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License Class: All Operators
Class Instructor: Terry Bradley, MRWA
Type: NP
Cost: FREE!
CEUs: 7  (x 1.5 with passing of test)
Class Size Limit: 20

Aberdeen WWTP
361 Michael Lane
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Description: Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. Students will be introduced to the requirements of the OSHA Excavation Standard, 29 CFR 1926 (Subpart P). Subjects covered will be the causes of trench failure, soil classification, trench protection systems, hazardous atmospheres and conditions, inspection techniques, and competent person responsibilities.  Additional instruction will be given on: tests used to classify soil types in the field, the different methods of cave-in protection; selecting proper shoring methods using the provided OSHA tables; and the methodology used to minimize these and other hazards.