EXCAVATION “COMPETENT PERSON” SAFETY TRAINING (6 Municipal Water or Wastewater Safety Credits, 6 General Septage)

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8:00 am – 3:00 pm
(6 Municipal Water or Wastewater Safety Credits, 6 General Septage)
April 28, 2021 – WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way, Plover WI

Please note: masks are required for all in person training.

This class was designed for water/wastewater, public works, engineers, building inspectors and contractor employees.  Participants will be able to identify existing and predictable hazards in excavations and hazardous working conditions which are unsanitary or dangerous.   This class will cover OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P Excavations and State requirements.

Employees who work in or around excavations should attend.  Anyone approaching an excavation (regardless of who created the excavation) must have the training.

 Attendees will receive a training manual, a copy of the regulation and the proper certification documentation.

This Class Will Cover

Training Requirements
Who Is A Competent Person
Understanding Soils
Cave-In Hazards
Classifying Soils
How To Use Tabulated Data
Competent Person Responsibilities
General Requirements In And Around Excavations
Hazardous Atmospheres
Trench Rescue & Equipment
Protective System Methods
Sloping & Benching Systems
Shoring & Shield Systems
State of Wisconsin, Department of Safety & Professional Services Requirements Will be Covered


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