Competent Person Trenching & Shoring


Jul 12, 2014


Civic Center of Anderson

3027 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Anderson, SC

Competent Person Trenching & Shoring

June 12th, 2014 – Class is Full
Civic Center of Anderson
3027 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Anderson, SC

Please bring a small bag/container of soil with you so we can test the soil you typically dig in.

Course Description:
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.

Course Instructor:
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.

Course Fee:
The registration fee for the workshop is $145.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $60.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon.

Registration Closed