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Trenching and Excavation Awareness R2

    Trenching and Excavation Awareness

    Course Overview

    Trenching and Excavation Awareness is an introductory online safety course where you can expect to learn basic trench safety guidelines, as well as those put in place by OSHA Trench Safety regulators. You will be informed of basic preventive measures to ensure safety on the job site while trenching and excavating.

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course is intended for all Road and Construction workers who are responsible for following OSHA’s regulations.

    • Road and Construction Workers
    • Road and Construction Supervisors
    • Road and Construction Foremen

    Learning Objectives

    In this Trenching and Excavation online safety course, you will learn the importance of taking preventive measures while working in trenching and excavation environments.  We will familiarize you with common hazards of the job and the safety regulations that have to be followed. At the end of this course, you will have been provided with the knowledge required to safely enter, work in and exit a trench site.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Trenching and Excavation
    • Common Causes of Cave-ins
    • General Trenching and Excavation Safety


    • The Competent Person (CP)
    • Spoils Piles
    • Shoring and Sloping

    Features and Benefits

    By taking this ClickSafety Trenching and Excavation online safety course, you will be better prepared to work safely in a trenching and excavation environment. When you have successfully completed this course, you will have a better understanding of the following:

    • Soil Classification
    • Air Monitoring
    • Safe Access
    • Spoils Piles
    • Shoring and Sloping
    • Utilities Management
    • CFR 1926 Subpart P, Excavations

    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080