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OSHA #3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

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Schedule
  • Class Start Date: September 27, 2022
  • Class End Date: September 29, 2022
  • Meeting Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 4:30 PM Eastern Time

Course Title
OSHA #3015 Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics

Course Description 
This course focuses on the operations and safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Participants are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored/unshored slopes and walls. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are explained. Testing methods are demonstrated, allowing students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.

Prerequisites
  • None

Course Objectives 
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the ability to assess employer safety with the current standard, utilize soil-testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and determine training requirements. Minimum student contact hours: 20

Course Materials and Required Software Applications
  • 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.

Credits (CEUs, etc.)
  • 18 contact hours
  • 1.8 CEUs

Testimonials
“Very well put together presentation. The instructor was very patient with answering questions.”

“Good course to help the understanding of soils and dangers of excavations and trenches.”

Class Details

3 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu

Location
Eastern Michigan University - 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 (USD): 

$725.00


Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/27/2022 - 9/29/2022 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan University - Boone Hall  Map Carl Woodward