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3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

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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. Minimum student contact hours: 20

Prerequisites: None

 

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Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu

Location
Boone Hall

Instructor
Carl Woodward 

 

Notice

Please read:  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early on the first day of class to check in and pick up your course materials. Parking validations will be provided each day. Lunch is on your own. Certificates of completion will be issued by the instructor at the end of the course.

Course Fee: 

$725.00


Registration Closes On
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/26/2019 - 3/28/2019 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ypsilanti, Boone Hall  Map Carl Woodward