SAF217 – 8.00 Hours


Details11/17/20 – 11/17/20El Paso, TXIS SAF217 98$230.00Register


El Paso Water Utilities Water

10751 Montana
El Paso, TX 79935


To Be Announced

Start Time

08:00 AM Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Details12/18/20 – 12/18/20Rosenberg, TXIS SAF217 97$250.00Register


City of Rosenberg Civic Center

3825 Hwy 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471


To Be Announced

Start Time

08:00 AM Friday, December 18, 2020
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

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 to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

TrenchThe Excavation Safety course focuses on the OSHA Standard for Excavation, 29 CFR 1926, 650-652 and provides the formal training required for an experienced professional to act as the “competent person” or one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings, or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them during excavation operations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Hazard awareness
  • OSHA Standards for Confined Space Entry
  • OSHA Standards on Dust – Housekeeping and Others
  • OSHA Standards on excavation and trenching
  • Shoring and shielding
  • Sloping
  • Soil mechanics and classification

Suggested Audience

  • Professional excavation safety personnel
  • People whose jobs may require excavation to be performed on their job sites.
  • Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Personnel

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 8.00 hours – TCEQ licensed water operators
  • 8.00 hours – TCEQ licensed wastewater operators

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

“I want to personally thank both of you for an outstanding class. This was the BEST one I have taken. You have ‘fire in the belly’ and that made the class so much better and did not allow a student to get bored. A terrific job! Take care and keep doing what you do.”

— Katie K., Client, Winter Haven, FL
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