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Trenching and Excavation – Competent Person


The Trenching and Excavation program is an 8 hour training program, inclusive of hands on learning, practical evaluation and a written assessment. Safety Solutions and Supply is the premier training provider in developing your staff for the hazards of Trenching and Excavation. This course is designed to establish personnel as competent persons as defined under CFR 1926.651, including topics such as:

  • Recognition of excavation hazards
  • Soil classification methods and procedures
  • Utilization of various protective systems
  • Establishment and maintenance of protective systems
  • Application of the regulation.

What does OSHA require with regard to Trenching and Excavation?

29 CFR 1926 Subpart P states that the employer shall provide training so that all employees whose work is regulated by this section acquire the understanding, knowledge, and skills necessary for the safe performance of the duties assigned under this section. Training should all be provided to each affected employee. The training should establish employee proficiency in the duties required by this section and shall introduce new or revised procedures, as necessary, for compliance with this section

Safety Solutions Training Programs and Facilities:

Safety Solutions and Supply has built a state of the art training center in Mulberry, Florida, located on Highway 60 accessible to both Tampa and Orlando. Our state of the art facilities and our subject matter experts will ensure that your employees receive the most current training message and that the message is comprehended with regard to real world situations.  Safety Solutions and Supply’s NCCER ICTP certified instructors will also perform training on specific locations based on your program needs.  Call today to schedule your training.

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