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OSHA 3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and students participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess their employer's compliance with the OSHA Excavation Standard, utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and training requirements.

Note: Requires appropriate clothing for field exercise.

Travel plans must accommodate the course end time.

Course Number: FPM-40301   Credit: 2.5 units

Other Credit: CEUs 2.4, ABIH 3.34 CM Points, BCSP 2.4 COCs

Textbooks: All materials are provided on the first day of class.

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09/17/18 - 09/19/18   + More Information Los Angeles, CA 127588 $695.00 Add to Cart
10/01/18 - 10/03/18   + More Information San Diego, CA 126813 $695.00 Add to Cart
10/15/18 - 10/17/18   + More Information Tucson, AZ 128498 $695.00 Add to Cart
11/26/18 - 11/28/18   + More Information Tempe, AZ 126539 $695.00 Add to Cart
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