dangerous jobs for members of the construction workforce. Hazards like trenching cave-ins and exposure to hazardous materials can arise in this line of work, making it imperative to receive the necessary safety training. In Soils Analysis and Classification for Construction, participants will receive soil analysis training so they can reduce the number of workplace accidents and injuries that occur on their worksite.
Soils Analysis and Classification for Construction teaches construction professionals how to stay safe while performing earth-moving activities. To meet this objective, this course covers the following pertinent topics:
Soil basics and mechanics
Soil stressors and de-stabilizers
The definition of key industry terms
Soil testing, analysis, and classification
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) excavation standard
Competent persons (CP)