Managing Excavation Hazards - OSHA 7410


Course description:

In this one-day course, students will learn about the role and responsibility 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 gain knowledge and skills that are required to perform excavation duties.

Learn To:

  • Understand the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work
  • Identify hazards associated with excavation work and be able to select measures to eliminate or control those hazards

Topics include:

  • Understanding and application of definitions relation to OSHA’s Excavation Standard (1926 Subpart P)
  • Excavation hazards and control measures
  • Soil analysis techniques
  • Protective system requirements
  • Emergency response

Prerequisites: None

Days: 1

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8


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Dublin, CA
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Flowers 6/19 - 6/19 We 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $225.00 View