Excavation Safety in Construction

This mobile compatible course gives you a basic understanding of how to work safely in excavations and what important points are required to consider when working in an excavation. Cave-ins are considered the most dangerous trench and excavation hazard. In addition, other potentially fatal hazards also exist in excavations, such as asphyxiation due to lack of oxygen in a confined space, inhalation of toxic fumes, drowning, falls, water accumulation, etc. The OSHA standards intend to protect workers in trenches and excavations.

Course Outline:

  • Identify factors that pose a hazard to employees working in excavations
  • Learn how to protect employees from cave-ins
  • Understand the role of a competent person at an excavation site
  • Explore other various related issues associated with excavations

Excavation Safety in Construction


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