Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 50 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD430
CEUs:
$35.00

The Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online training from ClickSafety is an intermediate-level course designed to cover necessary OSHA requirements in relation to sloping, benching, shoring, and alternative protective methods. Participants can expect to discuss interpretation and the use of shoring tables, as well.

NOTICE: This course references OSHA Subpart P of the Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, CFR 1926.

ClickSafety’s Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online training discusses the sloping and benching requirements for types A, B, and C soils. Additionally, participants can expect a heavy focus on locating and using shoring tables for both timber shoring and aluminum hydraulic shoring. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to trenching and excavation
  • Sloping configurations
  • Shoring
  • Timber shoring
  • Aluminum hydraulic shoring
  • Additional types of shoring
  • Trench boxes

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

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

The Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online course is designed for both road and construction workers who are required to comply with OSHA’s regulatory standards and rules applicable to their individual lines of work. This course is specifically beneficial for the following individuals:

  • Road and construction workers
  • Road and construction managers
  • Road and construction supervisors

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Trenching and Excavation Practical Applications for Construction online course covers all pertinent information regarding sloping configurations and shoring applications in accordance with OSHA construction standards, Subpart P. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals can expect to:

  • Be familiar with the sloping and benching requirements for types A, B, and C soils
  • Know how to locate and use shoring tables for timber shoring and aluminum hydraulic shoring
  • Understand the requirements for using both shields and trench boxes as viable alternative to shoring or sloping
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