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Trenching and Shoring in Construction Environments

8 Lessons
22-32 Minutes
10 Quiz Questions

Course Overview


An average of two workers lose their lives every month when a trench they’re working in collapses on them. This online video training educates viewers on safe work practices for working in or around trenches at a construction site. This video training explores OSHA policies and procedures designed to prevent accidents and injuries on jobs involving trenches. Topics in this course include hazards related to trenching, who the “competent person” is and what they oversee, soil types and protective systems, worksite inspections, access and egress points in a trench, and defensive work practices. Working in a trench is a dangerous job, but many of the dangers can be managed by following proper safety procedures. Use this video to show employees how to manage their risk while working in trenches.

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    Key Audience


    All construction employees

    Course Topics


    Introduction
    The Hazards of Trenching
    The Competent Person and Inspecting the Worksite
    Soil Types and Protective Systems
    Ongoing Inspection and Testing
    Access, Egress, Setback and Equipment
    Working Defensively
    Conclusion

    Course Detail


    Course ID
    marctsic_vod

    Time

    22-32 Min
    Questions
    10

    Languages

    en-es

    video format

    HD

    captions

    Yes

    Resources

    Yes

    Lessons

    8

    Remediation

    Yes

    Bookmarking

    Yes

    Feedback

    Yes

    Microlearning

    no