Trenching and Excavation Soil Properties

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This course covers the importance of soil properties and classifications when engaging in excavation work. It is meant to be used as an introductory or refresher course for construction workers who will be digging or working in excavations. It is based on OSHA excavation regulations and on recognized best practices.

Topics Covered in This Course:

  • Role of the competent person in excavation work
  • Dangers posed by soil cave-ins
  • Soil types
  • Soil textures
  • Types of soil tests
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  • OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P App A: Soil Classification
  • Recognized industry best practices 15 Minutes (9 min. video + 6 min. test)
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