SAF217 – 8.00 Hours


Details04/14/21 – 04/14/21Live Online Instructor-Led TrainingIS SAF217 111$275.00Register


Live Online Instructor-Led Training



Start Time

07:30 AM Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Details10/19/21 – 10/19/21San Antonio, TXIS SAF217 104$275.00Register


TEEX-H B Zachry (San Antonio)

9350 South Presa
San Antonio, TX 78223



Start Time

08:00 AM Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Details12/09/21 – 12/09/21El Paso, TXIS SAF217 110$275.00Register


TECH2O Training Facility

10751 Montana Avenue
El Paso, TX 79935



Start Time

08:00 AM Thursday, December 09, 2021

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

TrenchThe Excavation Safety course focuses on the OSHA Standard for Excavation, 29 CFR 1926, 650-652 and provides the formal training required for an experienced professional to act as the “competent person” or one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings, or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them during excavation operations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Hazard awareness
  • OSHA Standards for Confined Space Entry
  • OSHA Standards on Dust – Housekeeping and Others
  • OSHA Standards on excavation and trenching
  • Shoring and shielding
  • Sloping
  • Soil mechanics and classification

Suggested Audience

  • Professional excavation safety personnel
  • People whose jobs may require excavation to be performed on their job sites.
  • Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Personnel

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 8.00 hours – TCEQ licensed water operators
  • 8.00 hours – TCEQ licensed wastewater operators

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

We were able to fire over 100 shots of a wide variety. It was great learning experience and I feel very comfortable taking my knowledge back to my agency.

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