Trench & Excavation Safety

CLASSROOM TRAINING
Participants in this training will learn to identify existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings of an open trench, the proper set-up of work sites, and how to recognize and test for hazardous atmospheres. Participants will also gain knowledge of current safety orders, soil analysis and classification, and design and use of protective systems. Regulation: General Industry Construction Safety Orders 1541. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Trench safety
  • Causes of trench failure
  • Site assessment
  • Soil testing
  • Trenching and shoring requirements
  • Rescue protocol
Duration:
4 hours
Code/regulation:
Initial training for employees who work in excavation
Who should attend:
employees who work in excavation
Frequency:
As Needed
Date:
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time:
7:30 AM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
San Clemente - Utilities Division
Date:
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
San Clemente - Utilities Division
Date:
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Paso Robles - Safety Center/EOC Room
Date:
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Time:
12:30 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Paso Robles - Safety Center/EOC Room
Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Seaside - Council Chambers
Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
1:00 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Seaside - Council Chambers
Date:
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time:
7:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Signal Hill - City Yard
Date:
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Signal Hill - City Yard
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