Competent Person Training for Excavation - Baltimore MD

Competent Person Training for Excavations - Baltimore MD Area

Have an OSHA authorized trainer come to your site in the Baltimore MD area and conduct a Competent Person for Trenching and Excavation Training Course for your group. The class is based on the requirements of Subpart P of the OSHA CFR 1926 construction standards for excavations.

 

The following topics are covered in this Excavation Competent Person training course:

 

  • Definitions of Key Terms Used in the OSHA Excavation Standards
  • OSHA Requirements (MOSH and federal) for a Competent Person
  • General Hazards Associated with Trenching and Excavation Work
  • Requirements for Locating and Working Near Underground Utilities (including the Call 811 system and MD state underground utility protection codes)
  • Dangers Associated with Water Accumulation
  • Access and Egress from Trenches and Excavations
  • Exposure to Vehicular Traffic
  • Identifying and Addressing Potential Atmospheric Hazards Associated with Excavation Work
  • Soil Testing and Classification
  • Requirements for Protective Systems
    • Sloping and Benching
    • Shoring
    • Trench Boxes
    • Alternate Protective Systems
  • Competent Person Inspection Requirements
  • OSHA Directives and Interpretations Related to Trenching and Excavation
  • OSHA Inspections at Excavation Sites
  • . . . and more

 

The competent person for trenching and excavation class takes one day to complete, and can be conducted anywhere in the greater Baltimore MD area on a weekday or a Saturday, whichever works best for you. The excavation competent person class consists of PowerPoint, video, workshops, and testing to keep the trainees engaged. Attendees will also receive a manual, note packet, and a certificate of completion for the trenching and excavation competent person training course. And the employer receives a training certification form containing all information and signatures required to document the completion of your excavation competent person training class.

 

To request a proposal for an onsite excavation competent person training class in the greater Baltimore MD area for your group, please

 

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Competent person training for excavation and trenching is conducted in Baltimore MD and surrounding area, including Laurel MD, Glen Burnie MD, Rockville MD, Frederick MD, Towson MD, Silver Spring MD, Annapolis MD, and Bethesda Maryland.

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