OSHA #3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

Event Start Date: 10/17/2022 7:30 AM

Event End Date: 10/19/2022 4:00 PM

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Types of shoring and testing methods are also discussed.  Hands-on exercises allow students to use practical instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.

*This course was previously known as OSHA #3010

By the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the relationship of soil to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations
  • Describe different types of shoring
  • Apply testing methods to soils

Target Audience:  Any worker acting as the Competent Person on the jobsite, those performing safety and health evaluations or training, site supervisors, owners, those responsible for excavation and/or trenching, and those interested in learning more about excavation, trenching and soil mechanics.

Language:  English

Prerequisites:   None

Minimum Class Size:   3

Maximum Class Size:   40

Course Length:   3 days

Format:   Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual; group activities

Exam(s):   none

Documentation:    OSHA Certificate

Renewal:   none

CEU:    2.0 CEU 

NOTE:  Registration for this course takes place via the National Safety Education Center. You will be taken directly to that page when you click the Registration Now button below.

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Early-Bird Registration: $700.00
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