Atlantic Safety Centre

Excavation and Trenching Safety

This course is scheduled upon request based on demand. Please call Pam at (709) 576-7233 if you are interested in booking a session.

Pam Evans, Training Coordinator

Phone: 709.576.7233

NOTE: If you wish to purchase training through a purchase order please contact Pam Evans (see contact information above). 


Course Objectives: This course is designed to prepare participants’ on how to safely work on-site when excavation and trenching is occurring.

Course Duration: 1/2 Day (in person)

Learning Objectives:

  • NL OH&S Act
  • NL OH&S Regulations
  • Definitions
  • Hazards
  • Types of Cave-ins
  • Types of Soil
  • Means of protection inside excavation/trench
  • Inspections
  • Access/Egress
  • Equipment Hazards
  • Roadway Safety
  • Rigging Hazards
  • Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Confined Space
  • Emergency Response
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Excavation and Trenching Safety

There are no sessions available.