Excavation Safety in Industry and Construction [52.14]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

   Dana Buchholzer, Director of Underground Services, SCT (Safety Controls Technology)

Track: Trenching
Secondary Track: Government/Public Employers
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

Anyone may find themselves either working with or managing safety involving excavating work. This can happen on either a professional or personal level. Attendees learn the unrecognized hazards when working with and around excavations. This information allows the experienced person or competent person to gain a better understanding of hazards.

Learning Objectives:
1. Define excavating, a cave-in, and protective systems.
2. Explain the natural forces at work and the hazards presented.
3. Identify danger signs that increase the probability of experiencing a cave-in.
4. Summarize the different methods available to provide for a protective system.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
SCT CP C List Handout 52.14

Search sessions by day, speaker, keyword, session type, or display all sessions.

Return to Session Search