Excavation Safety for the Competent Person

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Contributor Price - $175.00
Non-Contributor Price - $275.00

Note:  Contributor pricing is for any contractor or contractor employee that contributes to the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council with a penny per hour (or more) contribution through the various building trade unions or trade associations in Chicago. These include Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Mechanical Contractors (members of MCA), Plasterers, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers, Teamsters, Technical Engineers, and Tuckpointers.

Attendees will learn OSHA Competent Person requirements for excavations, soil analysis, how to choose protective systems, and general jobsite hazard awareness. Attendees will take a written examination.

Hazards addressed but not limited to:

  • Excavation Hazards
  • General Requirements for Excavations
  • Requirements and Selection of Protective Systems/

Sloping/Aluminum Hydraulic Shores/Trench Boxes

  • Soil Analysis Techniques and Requirements
  • OSHA Compliance Activities and Excavations

Who should attend:

Any supervisor who will be assigned to excavation jobsites and those individuals who need to become familiar with OSHA standards for Competent Persons at excavations.

Participants will receive:

  • CSC Managing Excavation Hazards Manual
  • CSC Completion Card