OSHA #3015 Raleigh
December 3, 2019 - December 5, 2019$650
Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
This course focuses on the OSHA Excavation standard and on the safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Participants are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered. Testing methods are demonstrated and a field exercise is conducted. At the conclusion of the course, participant will be able to identify compliance with OSHA standards 29 CFR 1926.650 through 29 CFR 1926.652.
*This course can be applied to OSHA’s Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate | www.ies.ncsu.edu/osha-certificate
All courses can be applied to the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) certificate | www.ies.ncsu.edu/mesh