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Rethinking Trench Safety
In this webinar our Trench Safety experts share how misinterpretations regarding trench safety have come to be, and what we can do to correct them. Pulling knowledge from your more experienced staff is a good idea, under the condition that what is passed along is correct. Over time, some bits of information may become distorted. Correcting any distortions becomes more challenging when these errors are echoed by those that should know better. Where might the mistaken beliefs have come from? And, what are the facts?
A Safe Approach to Underground Utility Obstructions
This webinar shares an overview of regulations and approaches when digging near existing utilities. As we further consider the protection of workers and underground installations, we will explore favorable protective systems to maintain productivity and safety when exposing, protecting, and working around utilities in an excavation.
Digging through the OSHA Standard: Clearing up the Confusion
In a survey from The Center for Construction Research and Training, roughly 1/3 of the respondents, consisting of both field workers and safety professionals, indicated they had uncertainty on how to comply with the standard. In this session we will focus on bringing clarity to those misunderstood requirements of the Excavation Standard.
Thinking Outside the Trench: The Other Things You Need to Know
Protection from a trench collapse is not the only thing a Competent Person needs to be concerned with on the job-site. OSHA requires that a Competent Person drive compliance on a dozen specific requirements - can you name them? This session reviews the trench safety related tasks, not associated with shoring, that a Competent Person must make sure are in place. Presenters: Blake Smith and Bruce Magee
More to know than just the Standard: What you should learn in a Competent Person class
What should you get out of a Competent Person class? Our experts will share what training should be and what it should not be, what you should expect to learn and what OSHA expects to be covered. Presenters: Bruce Magee and Blake Smith