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Trenching and Shoring in Construction Environments

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Video on Demand  Video On Demand
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22 to 32 minutes
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High Definition
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Closed Captioning
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Mastery Training Content Network
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Marcom, Ltd
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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.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

All construction employees

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • 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

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