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  • OSHA #3015 Raleigh

    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) […]


  • Focus On… Trenching and Excavation Safety

    Dirt. It doesn’t necessarily seem dangerous. But did you know that one cubic yard of it, enough to half fill the bed of a full-size pickup truck, can weigh as much as a car? As result, excavation and trenching are classified among the most hazardous construction operations, resulting in a fatality rate that is 112 […]