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DIGSAFE: Excavtion Safety Essenials is a FREE, grant-funded course designed to educate workers about the hazards associated with trenching and excavation work. Participants will be able to identify potential hazards and what steps can be taken to avoid unsafe conditions when working in and near an excavation site.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify common excavation hazards
- State steps to avoid unsafe conditions
Language: This course is taught in English.
Target Audience: Any worker who works in, around, or near an excavation site, performs safety and health evaluations or training, and those who supervise excavation worksites.
Minimum Class Size: 3
Maximum Class Size: 40
Course Length: 4 hours
Format: Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual
This couse and all materials were produced under grant number SH-00006-4S-H3 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Revisions were made to this material under grant number SH-05123-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.