Trenching and Excavation General Awareness

Course Information

Trenching and Excavation General Awareness is the course designed to create awareness of standards, safety measures, and protective systems for trenching and Excavation Work.

NOTE:  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 trenches and excavations.


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • General Safety Rules
  • General OSHA Regulations
  • Mobile Equipment Safety
  • Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Stability of Adjacent Structures
  • Inspections
  • Conclusion



  • Computer training

    $30 Member / $35 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 19TRNEX
Course Length (approx.): 30 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80%
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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