Competent Person Training for Excavation - Charleston SC

Competent Person Training for Excavations - Charleston SC Area

Have an OSHA authorized trainer come to your site in the Charleston SC 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 Federal 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 (state and federal) to be The Competent Person on a Trenching / Excavation Site
  • General Hazards Associated with Trenching and Excavation Work
  • Requirements for Locating and Working Near Underground Utilities (including 811 system and the South Carolina 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
    • Other 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 class takes one day to complete, and can be conducted anywhere in the greater Charleston SC area on a weekday or on 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 training. 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 Charleston SC area for your group, please


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Competent person training for excavation and trenching is conducted in Charleston SC and surrounding area, including North Charleston SC and Florence SC.

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