Excavation Safety

Quarter Academic Credit
0.75

Trench cave-ins represent a serious hazard to employees. This course gives an overview of state and federal standards and regulations related to trenching and excavation safety. Topics covered include inspection techniques and soil classification, as well as protective systems to prevent cave-ins such as shoring, sloping and trench shields. This course is an elective in the Workplace Health and Safety Certificate Program.

Course Code
311380