The OSHA #7410 - Managing Excavation Hazards course is designed to teach the roles and responsibilities of the employer to assign a competent person to the excavation site and arm that person with the knowledge to perform the work properly. Topics include the understanding and application of definitions relating to OSHA's Excavation Standard (Subpart P), excavation hazards and control measures, soil analysis techniques, protective system requirements and emergency response. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will understand the importance and duties of a competent person towards excavation work and will have the knowledge and skills that are required to perform those duties.
Upon course completion students will have the ability to
- State the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work
- Identify the skills required to be
- Perform the duties of a competent person in excavation work