Trenching and Excavation Training

  • Dates: 16 – 16 May, 2018
  • Address: City of Rockledge, Florida
  • Contact: Anita Wick
  • Email:
  • Phone: 407-367-1734

Trenching and Excavation

Overview:  This course will address the requirements for working in and around trenches and excavations in a safe manner.  The proper PPE, fall protection, and the roll of the supervisor/competent person will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Soil Classifications;
  • The difference between a trench and an excavation;
  • Slopping and benching;
  • Atmospheres;
  • Shoring;
  • Barricades;
  • What OSHA considers a spoil;
  • Access; and
  • Trenching by the numbers.

Participant Profile:  Supervisors and any worker in and around open excavations.

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