Excavation Safety Awareness

Course Information

Excavation Safety Awareness is the course designed to create awareness of the OSHA Standard for Excavation Work and to show workers how to comply with the Standard and keep themselves and fellow workers safe.

Some additional training may be necessary to meet actual site-specific requirements.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel involved in working in or around excavations.


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • Basics of Excavation Safety
  • Specific Requirements for Excavations
  • Causes of Excavation Cave-Ins
  • Soil Classification and Soil Tests
  • Excavation Protection



  • Computer training

    $30 Member / $35 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 19EXCAV
Course Length (approx.): 60 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 75%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, but must pay for each retake
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo
Handouts: No
Course Exceptions: No verbal assistance or coaching allowed at testing


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): No
Social Security Verification (SSV): No
Background Screen: No
Medical Services: No


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