Managing Excavation Hazards (OSHA #7410)

OSH747 - 8.00 Hours

Description

Excavation equipmentThe Managing Excavation Hazards (OSHA #7410) course provides information to students surrounding the roles and responsibilities of the employer to assign a competent person to the excavation site and arm that person with the knowledge to perform the work properly. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will understand the importance and duties of a competent person towards excavation work and will have the knowledge and skills that are required to perform those duties.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Excavation equipmentThe Managing Excavation Hazards (OSHA #7410) course provides information to students surrounding the roles and responsibilities of the employer to assign a competent person to the excavation site and arm that person with the knowledge to perform the work properly. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will understand the importance and duties of a competent person towards excavation work and will have the knowledge and skills that are required to perform those duties.

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 Competency+Specific Excavation Requirements (29 CFR 1926.651)+Requirements for Protective Systems & Soil Classification+Emergency Planning & Response

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for private sector construction employers, managers, employees or employee representatives who, as part of a safety and health program, fulfills the requirement of a competent person for excavation work as described in the OSHA construction safety standard for excavations (29 CFR 1926 Subpart P).

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

0.8 CEUs

Contact Information

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

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