This course focuses on the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess their employer’s compliance with the OSHA Standard, utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and what the training requirements are.
- Types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic)
- Soil testing methods
- Half-Day Field trip (dependent on weather and excavation site availability)
National Safety Council - Nebraska Chapter
3111 Oak View Drive, Omaha, NE
March & October