Soils Analysis and Classification

    Soils Analysis and Classification

    Course Overview

    Soils Analysis and Classification is an intermediate online course regarding safety during construction which includes excavation and earth-moving activities. The specific topics included in this course are soil safety, soil mechanics, soil testing and classification. We will also cover how to identify soil stressors and their effects.

    Intended Audience

    Soil Analysis and Classification training is designed for construction workers and managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations.

    • Construction Managers
    • Construction Supervisors
    • Construction Competent Person Candidates

    Learning Objectives

    This online course offers training in Soils Analysis and Classification for safety during excavation and earth moving activities. We will also discuss legal requirements for safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace. When finished, you will have been instructed on how to complete several visual tests and manual tests in the analysis and classification of soil and be able to identify soil stressors and their effects.

    Course Topics

    • Overview of Soils Analysis and Classification
    • Competent Person
    • Soil Defined
    • Soil Stressors
    • Other Soil De-Stabilizers
    • Key Terms
    • Soil Classification
    • Soil Testing
    • Practical Exercise
    • Case Study

    INDUSTRY TERMS

    • OSHA Excavation Standard
    • Soil Safety
    • Soil Mechanics
    • Soil Classification
    • Competent Person (CP)
    • Soil Stressors

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Soil Analysis and Classification online safety course, you will be able to apply OSHA’s Excavation Standard with respect to soil safety, soil mechanics and soil classification. When you successfully complete this course, you will know how to:

    • Work safely during construction involving excavation and earth-moving activities
    • Understand soil safety, soil mechanics, soil testing and classification
    • Handle several visual tests and manual tests in the analysis and classification of soil, and be able to identify soil stressors and their effects
    2185 N. California Blvd, Suite 425, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080