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OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics 

May 20 - 22, 2019
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Each Day)

This 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.

Student Contact Hours: 20

Prerequisites: None

42680 Trade West Drive
Dulles, VA 20166

Course Includes: Student materials, continental breakfast,
lunch and refreshments

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