Excavation Safety

WWW217 – 8.00 Hours

Schedule

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01/31/25 – 01/31/25 Live Online Instructor-Led Training IS WWW217 29 $325.00 Register

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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The 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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the statistics that influence excavation training.
  • Discuss regulatory requirements affecting company training.
  • Discuss the role of soil mechanics in cave-ins.
  • Describe the components of proper job planning.
  • Discuss how to perform soil testing to determine soil type.
  • Discuss the three safety elements used to provide worker protection in excavations.

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 – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]