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Safety in Excavations and General Groundworks

Course Title Safety in Excavations and General Groundworks
Course Duration 1 day
Target Group This course is designed for construction workers, foremen, job superintendents, and anyone involved in the construction industry who oversee Excavation Protection Systems on the job site
Course Description This course provides information on safety requirements, concerns and precautions when working in and around excavations.Participants will learn to conduct inspections and classify soil through both visual and manual testing. Sloping, Benching and Shoring techniques for each type of soil classification will be examined.
Course topics (brief) Identifying the greatest risk at an excavation site
Recognize the three methods of protecting employees from cave-ins
Identifying and eliminating hazards
Function of a Competent Worker at an excavation site
Soil Classification
Sloping and Benching
Shoring
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