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Excavation and Trenching Safety

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27 to 42 minutes
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_Crucible Safety Media, Inc.
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Don’t let your employees who work on excavations or in trenches be among the 48 people annually who are killed on the job. Provide this video training program and help prepare them to work safely on such projects. The training explains how soil types affect the slope of trenches and which trench support system should be used.

Warning signs of trench failure are detailed. Viewers learn that training on the use of personal protective equipment is necessary, along with knowledge of access and egress measures, protective systems, buried utilities, detecting and remedying hazardous atmospheres, and much more. Workers are reminded of general safety measures for protection from falling loads and loose soil and rocks. Applicable OSHA standards and reference materials are explained.

Training employees on excavation and trenching safety standards helps everyone on the job keep safety top of mind and prevent serious or deadly accidents. This training concludes with an assessment that helps viewers understand and remember the key points of the training.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Anyone involved in excavation

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Understanding Excavation and Trenching
  • General Requirements
  • Specific Requirements
  • Protective Systems
  • Interpretations and Appendices

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