Trench/Shoring/Excavation Competent Person

Course: Trench & Excavation "Competent Person" Training


Course Overview:
This Trench & Excavation "Competent Person" safety course is designed to teach supervisors, amangers and owners how to choos a person or persons to act as a competent person with detailed knowledge of excavation safety. OSHA regulations and State requirements will be examined in detail to ensure the right person is selected for the position of a competent person in excavation safety training. 

Course Objective: This course will demonstrate the statutory requirements you need to know in appointing the appropriate personnel to be designated as a competent person and what they need for deep excavation safety training. The duties, responsibilities, expertise and training of the competent person must be sufficient to oversee excavation projects on a construction site. 

Course Topics:
  • Introduction to Competent Person Excavations
  • Naming a Competent Person (CP)
  • Competent Person Responsibilities
  • California and Other States
Written Exam:
The written exam will be provided at the end of the course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with the class as a whole to ensure understanding before completion of course. 

Documentation: Sign in sheets are required to document the number of students that will receive a certificate of completion. Please allow up to 48 hours on class sizes greater than 30.
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