Excavation & Trenching Safety in Construction

Learn excavation and trench safety and fulfill your training requirements under 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P. Start today! 

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English | 4.9 (7 Reviews)

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About this Course

What is Excavation & Trenching Safety in Construction Training? 

This course gives you a basic understanding of how to work safely in and around excavations and trenches. You'll learn about the unique hazards of this type of work, including cave-in, asphyxiation, inhalation of toxic fumes, drowning, and falls.   

We'll also discuss the preventative measures for excavation hazards. You'll learn how soil and rock classification greatly impacts safety, as well as the protective systems and equipment you'll need. 

Who should take Excavation Safety in Construction? 

If you work in or near excavation and trenching, you need this course.  You should also complete this course if you're a foreman or supervisor responsible for excavation and trenching work. 

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion 


Required Pre-Requisites



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Course Updates

Content is updated and current 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction 
  • OSHA Standards 
  • Dangers of Excavations 
  • Protection of Employees 
  • Hazardous Conditions 
  • Access and Egress 
  • Falls and Equipment 
  • Planning 
  • Competent Person 
  • Soil Classification 
  • Classification of Soil and Rock Deposits 


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Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or support@360training.com.

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  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to support@360training.com with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.

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