Competent Person Trenching and Shoring
Jun 11, 2015
Sandhill REC, Lakehouse
900 Clemson Drive
*Please bring a soil sample of the soil you typically work with*
This course is for all employees working in trenching and excavation. OSHA requires the employer to have a “competent person” on-site who is trained and knowledgeable in soil analysis, protective systems, and the requirements of the standard. This one-day course meets OSHA 1926 Construction Standard for Trenching & Excavation “Competent Person” as required by OSHA for employers working in trenches. Class content covers all parts of Standard 1926.650-652 to include Soil Analysis, Protective Systems, Underground Utilities, Soil Piles, Safety Requirements, Checklists, and Access and Egress. Students completing this program will receive a pocket card certifying them as Trench “Competent Person”, student workbook and copy of the Trenching Standard.
William M. Frost has been a part of Frost Training & Consulting, LLC for over several years and has been teaching a wide range of classes for the Public Works Industry and assisting in course delivery statewide. William attended USC-Aiken with a major in Education and specializes in customer service, ensuring the student receives the information they need to be safe at work, and quality course delivery.
Class registration is from 8:30-9:00. The class will begin at 9:00. Lunch will be provided. We should adjourn around 4:30pm.
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Who Should Attend:
Anyone who performs or manages any type of excavation to install, repair or replace underground utilities including water and wastewater systems, gas, phone and electric utilities. Water and wastewater utility field personnel, safety program managers, utility inspectors, contractors, supervisors and managers will benefit from this course.
The registration fee for the workshop is $175.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $90.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon.
This course has a maximum of 40 students, and will be capped at this number. Advanced registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained. Workshops with low advanced registration will be subject to cancellation.
If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training. No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.