Competent Person – Trenching & Shoring

SKU 3040A

Based on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an average of 60 workers die in cave-ins annually. According to NIOSH, these events are not accidents; cave-ins are predictable and preventable. Fatalities are caused by an absence of trench protection, lack of knowledge and poor judgment. When working in trenches and excavation, there is no room for risk-taking. The lives of co-workers depend on the skill and knowledge of the competent person. This program focuses on the safety training of the competent person.

Key Words: Competent Person, Trenching and Shoring, Safety Training, Trench Cave-ins, Tragedy, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, Prevention, Safety Video, Safety Training, Safety DVD.


Course Outline

  • Causes of Trench Cave-ins
  • OSHA Standards
  • Inspections
  • Responsibilities
  • Soil Classification
  • Manual Testing

Runtime: 30 Min.

WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions and Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.

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