Trenching and Excavations: Practical Applications

    Trenching and Excavations: Practical Applications

    Course Overview

    This online safety course will cover basic applications of the requirements found in OSHA Subpart P of the Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, CFR 1926. Some of the requirements presented in this course relate to sloping, benching, shoring and alternative protective methods. Interpretation and the use of shoring tables will also be discussed.

    Intended Audience

    This Trenching and Excavations online safety course is designed for Road and Construction workers who need to comply with OSHA’s standards, rules and regulations that are applicable to their work.

    • Road and Construction Managers
    • Road and Construction Supervisors
    • Road and Construction Workers

    Learning Objectives

    This online safety course will discuss the sloping and benching requirements for types A, B and C soils. In addition, this course will focus on where to locate and use the shoring tables for both timber shoring and aluminum hydraulic shoring. When finished, we will have provided you with the basic requirements for using trench boxes or a trench shield as an alternative to sloping or shoring.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Trenching and Excavations
    • Sloping Configurations
    • Shoring
    • Timber Shoring
    • Aluminum Hydraulic Shoring
    • Other Shoring
    • Trench Boxes

    INDUSTRY TERMS

    • OSHA Subpart P: 29 CFR 1926
    • Appendices B, C and D of the Subpart
    • Sloping
    • Benching
    • Shoring

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Trenching and Excavations: Practical Applications is an online safety course covering information about sloping configurations and specific shoring applications according to Subpart P of OSHA Construction Standards. After successfully finishing this course, you will:

    • Be aware of the sloping and benching requirements for types A, B and C soils
    • Know how to locate and use the shoring tables for both timber shoring and aluminum hydraulic shoring
    • Understand the basic requirements for using shields and trench boxes as an alternative to shoring or sloping
    2185 N. California Blvd, Suite 425, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080