The Trenching & Excavation Awareness for Construction online safety course from OSHA Education School is designed to teach participants the basics of trench safety guidelines, as well as those set-in place by OSHA Trench Safety regulators. In this introductory-level course, participants can expect to learn the basic protective measures that ensure safety on the jobsite while trenching and excavating.
OSHA Education School’s Trenching & Excavation Awareness for Construction online course teaches participants the importance of taking essential preventative measures while working in trenching and/or excavation environments. From common job hazards to safety regulations and beyond, participants will learn the essential knowledge required to safely enter, work in, and exist a trench site. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to trenching and excavation
Common causes of cave-ins
General safety regarding trenching and excavation
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
Competent person (CP)
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