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OSHA Construction: Excavation Safety

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
oshcexca_vod
Training Time ?
14 to 18 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
6
Quiz Questions
4
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Occupational Safety and Health Administration-OSHA
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Overview

Working at an excavation site can be extremely hazardous. This OSHA safety training course explains what those hazards are and how to reduce the risks of working in an excavation site.

This course shows how injuries resulting from excavation hazards such as cave-ins, falls, and fires can be minimized through the use of protective systems and equipment like supports, shields, harnesses, and hard hats. Viewers learn excavation sites should be inspected daily by a competent person to ensure the site is safe for workers. Excavations of more than 4 feet should be tested for oxygen deficiency and high levels of hazardous substances. Under these adverse conditions ventilation and respiratory protection must be provided, and rescue equipment such as breathing apparatus, a safety harness and line, and basket stretcher must be available.

Take this online course to learn how to protect yourself and others in excavation sites.

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
Audience

Construction workers

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Understanding Excavations
  • Employee Protection
  • Water At or Near An Excavation
  • Excavation Hazards
  • The Competent Person
  • Summary

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