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OSHA 3015 - Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics

Dates: August 21-23, 2023

Meets: M, Tu and W from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Perkins Building 302

OSHA Regular: $650.00

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

Minimum student contact hours: 20


Class will end at approximately 2PM on Wednesday. Special Instructions: This class does include a site visit. Please bring boots, safety glasses, hard-hats and reflective vest. Other than boots, if you are unable to bring these items, we will provide. Thanks.
Fee: $650.00

Perkins Building 302

Richmond, Kentucky

Robert Hecker

Date Day Time Location
08/21/2023Monday8:30 AM to 5 PM Perkins Building 302
08/22/2023Tuesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Perkins Building 302
08/23/2023Wednesday8:30 AM to 5 PM Perkins Building 302


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