FREE VIRTUAL Excavation Hazards in Construction - (VIRTUAL Classroom)

Event Start Date: 8/31/2021 7:30 AM

Event End Date: 8/31/2021 11:30 AM

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NOTE:  This is a distance education, Virutal Classroom conducted live online via teleconference. Technical requirements will be communicated prior to class date. You Must Register in Advance.

Registration typically cuts off 48 hours prior to class date.  

Construction Safety Council is located in the Central Standard Time Zone. All class times listed are CST. Be sure to note this time difference if you are located in another time zone.  


Excavation Hazard Awareness 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. 

Prerequisites:  None

Minimum Class Size:  3

Maximum Class Size:  40

Course Length:   5 hours

Format:  Lecture, Discussion,  Audio/Visual

Exam(s):  none

Documentation:  Reference Book, Photo ID card

Card Renewal:   4 year


OSHA Disclaimer
This couse and all materials were produced under grant number SH-23570-12-60-F-17, 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.

Training Hours
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