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OSHA 7410 Managing Excavations/Trenching Operations

Course Details:

1 day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)


This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.

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About This Course:
This course covers the requirements to manage excavation/trenching operations. The course will include an understanding of the OSHA excavation requirements, excavation/trenching hazards, and control measures. Additionally, participants will learn about soil analysis techniques and protective system requirements. At the conclusion of this course, participants will understand how to manage excavation/trenching operations.


Recommended For:
The intended audience is the construction employer, manager, employee or employee representative who, as part of a safety and health program, would be acting as and fulfilling the requirements of a competent person for excavation work as described in the OSHA construction safety standard for excavations (29CFR1926 Subpart P).


Participants Will:
  • Understand the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work
  • Gain the knowledge and skills required to perform these duties
Topics Include:
  • Introduction to Competency
  • Specific Excavation Requirements (29 CFR 1926.651)
  • Requirements for Protective Systems & Soil Classification
  • Emergency Planning & Response

Course Info


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Lance D. McClure

Upcoming Dates

Location: Raleigh NC
Start Date: August 27, 2024
End Date: August 27, 2024
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $285
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