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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.
Minimum Class Size: 3
Maximum Class Size: 40
Course Length: 3 days
Format: Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual; group activities
Documentation: OSHA Certificate
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.