The Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online training from OSHA Education School is an intermediate-level course designed to cover necessary OSHA requirements in relation to sloping, benching, shoring, and alternative protective methods. Participants can expect to discuss interpretation and the use of shoring tables, as well.
NOTICE: This course references OSHA Subpart P of the Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, CFR 1926.
OSHA Education School’s Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online training discusses the sloping and benching requirements for types A, B, and C soils. Additionally, participants can expect a heavy focus on locating and using shoring tables for both timber shoring and aluminum hydraulic shoring. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to trenching and excavation
Aluminum hydraulic shoring
Additional types of shoring
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
OSHA Subpart P: 29 CFR 1926
Appendices B, C, and D of Subpart P