Excavation Safety Awareness for Utilities (Online)

WWW353 – 1.00 Hours


IS WWW353 167 $25.00 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

**PLEASE NOTE** This course has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to fulfill 1 credit hour in the following operator license area(s):

– On-Site Sewage Facilities Operator License

– Underground Storage Tanks Operator License

– Wastewater Operator License

– Water Operator License

computer and mouseThe Excavation Safety Awareness for Utilities online course provides participants with best practices surrounding protection measures specific to excavation hazards.

NOTE: Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email, a password for access to the course, and a required completion date.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Online Course Technical Requirements

  • Broadband internet connection
  • Recommended browser: Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher
  • Alternative browser: Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher
  • Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher

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.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify (2) hazards associated with job site excavation.
  • Recognize (2) the importance of job site excavation safety.
  • Recognize (2) safety components of an excavation plan in order to protect themselves and others on a job site.
  • Explain (2) excavation safe work practices.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for personnel to better recognize excavation job site hazards and methods to protect yourself and others.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.00 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]