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

OSH301 - 23.00 Hours

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.

Schedule

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    1/21/2020 - 1/23/2020
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  256
    $625.00
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    2/18/2020 - 2/20/2020
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  257
    $625.00
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    3/31/2020 - 4/1/2020
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  260
    $625.00
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    4/28/2020 - 4/30/2020
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  258
    $625.00
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    5/11/2020 - 5/13/2020
    Odessa TX
    OS  OSH301  265
    $625.00
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    5/19/2020 - 5/21/2020
    Humble TX
    OS  OSH301  263
    $625.00
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    6/2/2020 - 6/4/2020
    Odessa TX
    OS  OSH301  264
    $625.00
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    6/9/2020 - 6/11/2020
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  261
    $625.00
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    7/7/2020 - 7/9/2020
    San Antonio TX
    OS  OSH301  259
    $625.00
  • Details
    8/18/2020 - 8/20/2020
    Mesquite TX
    OS  OSH301  262
    $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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

TEEX and the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) have an attendance policy that requires participants to fully attend an enrolled class in its entirety (100% of the course). We realize that extenuating circumstances may arise that would take a participant out of class and have a policy to handle those situations. If a participant misses less than 20% of the class, he/she may be able to perform makeup work equivalent to the class time missed. If 20% or more of the class is missed, the participant may attend a makeup course upon approval by TEEX’s OTI Education Center Director.

Topics

Introduction to the Excavation and Trenching Regulations+General Requirements+Introduction to Soil Mechanics+Soil Classification+Field Testing Soil+Protection Requirements and Methods+Sloping, Benching, and Shoring+Field Application

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for construction industry personnel who are involved in excavations or trenches.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

2.3 CEUs

Government Programs

GSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811

Contact Information

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

Related Courses

OSH510+OSH521+ASP122+WWW201Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA #510)+OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene (OSHA #521)+Rescue II Trench Rescue+Water Utilities SafetyOccupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA #510)+OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene (OSHA #521)+Rescue II Trench Rescue+Water Utilities SafetyOccupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA #510)+OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene (OSHA #521)+Rescue II Trench Rescue+Water Utilities Safety

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