HS-002 Trenching and Excavation Safety: 2 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
The Trenching and Excavation Safety online PDH course is a part of the Health and Safety category of courses. Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Excavation standards, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926, Subpart P, contain requirements for excavation and trenching operations. This course highlights key elements of the standards and describes safe work practices that can protect workers from cave-ins and other hazards.
This course is based on OSHA document OSHA 2226-10R 2015 “Trenching and Excavation Safety”.
This course is intended for use by all engineers, design and construction professionals, health and safety officers, students and others interested in learning about trenching and excavation safety.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the difference between trenching and excavation
- Describe the dangers of trenching and excavation operations
- Explain the importance of preplanning in trenching and excavation planning
- Describe the protective systems and measures that can be taken to prevent cave-ins during trenching and excavation operations
- List and describe additional hazard and protection measures available to mitigate these risks from trenching and excavation operations
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Health and Safety category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 2 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 2 PDH online course, you will need to take a 15 question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 2
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self