Excavations for Construction
Construction Safety Training

Excavations for Construction - Online Course

If you have workers working in or near an excavation, knowledge of OSHA’s Excavation Standard is required. This course explains how to prevent accidents and injuries around excavation sites.

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No matter what job you may perform at a construction site, if you are going to work in or near an excavation, a working knowledge of OSHA's excavation safety standard is required.
This online course is designed to teach you how to avoid becoming the victim of an excavation accident and to help you prevent others from being injured.

The J. J. Keller's Excavations for Construction online training course covers the following topics:

  • Excavation Hazards
  • How to avoid accidents
  • How to prevent yourself and others from being injured
  • Soil classifications
  • Accessign excavations
  • And more

After completing this course, employees will be able to:

  • Recognize potential excavation hazards on a construction jobsite
  • Explain the role of a competent person at an excavation
  • List the different soil classifications and their main properties
  • Identify ways to protect yourself when working near excavations
  • Describe ways to properly access excavations
  • Determine what to do in the event of an excavation cave-in
Intended Audience: All general construction workers
Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P
Length: Approximately 45 minutes

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