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Excavation Competent Person Training Course
Hall's Guesthouse
1313 W. Washington Center Rd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana US
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Category: Education - Construction Specific

Designed for All Personnel Involved in Excavations Including Foremen, Superintendents, Engineers and Any Personnel Involved in Underground Projects


According to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, every excavation must have a designated Competent Person to manage the safety aspects of the site. To properly carry out Competent Person responsibilities, this individual must have training in, and be knowledgeable of soil analysis, the use of protective systems and the requirements of the standard.

Course Training Topics:

  • Introduction to Trench Safety & the OSHA Excavation Standard
  • Competent Person Responsibilities
  • Soils Classification
  • Sloping, Shoring, Shielding Guidelines
  • Requirements for Protective Systems & Options
  • Job Planning & Site Specific Engineering

About the Presenter: Patricia Falls, CEO of Firstline Safety Management, Inc. | OSHA 500 and CSST Master Instructor
In business since 1987, Firstline Safety Management is a consulting firm based in Virginia that provides safety services for the construction industry nationwide. Their professional staff has over 100 years of hands on experience in the construction and safety fields. Pat Falls has taught this course for BCA several times and received consistently strong ratings from past registrants.

Registration Fee:
BCA Member, $225 per person | 3rd and additional registrants $195
Non-Member, $350 per person

Includes one OSHA 1926 Subpart P standards book, lunch and break refreshments. Certificates and a wallet card will be issued indicating successful completion.

To register online, click here.  A printable flyer is available by clicking the image below.