Cave-ins are considered the most dangerous
trench and excavation hazard. In addition, other potentially fatal hazards
also exist in excavations, such as asphyxiation due to lack of oxygen in a
confined space, inhalation of toxic fumes, drowning, falls, water
accumulation, etc. The OSHA standards intend to protect workers in trenches
and excavations. This course gives you a basic understanding of how to work
safely in excavations and what important points are required to consider
when working in an excavation.
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Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.
This course has been approved for 1 hour.
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The
final exam can be taken three times if necessary.