Atlantic Safety Centre

Excavation and Trenching Safety

Please scroll to the bottom of this page to register for available sessions. If no sessions are listed below please contact our office for information:

Pam Evans, Training Coordinator

Phone: 709.576.7233 ext. 200

NOTE: If you wish to purchase training through a purchase order please contact Pam Evans (see contact information above). If you pay online, please note that HST is included in the cost of the course.

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
Select from the sessions below to register.

Excavation and Trenching Safety

There are no sessions available.