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Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics (OSHA #3015)

OSH301 - 23.00 Hours

Schedule

  • Details
    11/28/2017 - 11/30/2017
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  211
    $625.00
  • Details
    1/3/2018 - 1/5/2018
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  213
    $625.00
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    2/13/2018 - 2/15/2018
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  217
    $625.00
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    2/13/2018 - 2/15/2018
    Baytown TX
    OS  OSH301  222
    $625.00
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    3/20/2018 - 3/22/2018
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  214
    $625.00
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    3/20/2018 - 3/22/2018
    Beaumont TX
    OS  OSH301  224
    $625.00
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    4/17/2018 - 4/19/2018
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  219
    $625.00
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    5/15/2018 - 5/17/2018
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  215
    $625.00
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    5/21/2018 - 5/23/2018
    Hobbs NM
    OS  OSH301  226
    $625.00
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    6/19/2018 - 6/21/2018
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  220
    $625.00
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    7/24/2018 - 7/26/2018
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  216
    $625.00
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    8/7/2018 - 8/9/2018
    Humble TX
    OS  OSH301  218
    $625.00
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    8/21/2018 - 8/23/2018
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  221
    $625.00
  • Details
    10/9/2018 - 10/11/2018
    Baytown TX
    OS  OSH301  223
    $625.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Excavation TrenchingThe Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics (OSHA #3015) course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and students participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess their employer's compliance with the OSHA Excavation Standard, utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and training requirements.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Types of shoring+OSHA standards on excavation and trenching+Soil mechanics+Testing methods

Audience

  • Construction industry professionals
  • Utility industry professionals
  • Building management personnel
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Municipal services personnel
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Safety Industry Supervisors
  • Inspectors
  • Safety & Health professionals
  • Consultants
  • Contractors

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811+Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (877) 833-9638

Education Credits

  • 2.3 CEUs

Contact Information

OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (800) 723-3811 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

Policies

Attendance Policy

TEEX and the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) have an attendance policy that requires all students to fully attend enrolled classes. In order for the student to receive a certificate of completion, they must attend the entire class. We realize that extenuating circumstances may arise that would take a student out of class and have implemented the following policy to handle those situations. Below are the responsibilities and expectations of students in this TEEX course.

  1. Students are expected to attend 100% of the course in which they are enrolled before a certificate of completion can be issued. 
  2. If an extenuating circumstance arises in which a student is unable to attend 100% of class, the student must complete the Student Absentee Request form prior to leaving the classroom and submit it to the instructor for approval. If the extenuating circumstance arises during non-class hours, the student must complete the Student Absentee Request form immediately upon return to the classroom and submit it to the instructor for approval.
  3. With an approved absence for extenuating circumstances, if the absence is short enough, the instructor has discretion to provide options for make-up work if the classroom hours are equivalent.
  4. For all other absences, students must re-enroll through TEEX Registration to retake the course within six months.

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