Excavation Safety [15.11]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Dave Ponder, Health and Safety Director, Sunesis Construction Co.

Track: Trenching
Secondary Track: Construction
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

Trench fatalities have risen in the past few years. This session covers trenching and excavating hazards and ways to correct those hazards. The speaker describes and discusses mistakes that contractors make with sloping, benching, and other protection methods.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify excavation hazards.
2. Explain protection methods to correct excavation hazards.
3. Describe common excavation mistakes made by contractors.

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

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