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Cal-OSHA: Excavations

Provider: Mason Contractors Association of America
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 1.00

Cave-ins are considered the most dangerous trench and excavation hazard. In addition, other potentially fatal hazards also exist in excavations, such as asphyxiation due to lack of oxygen in a confined space, inhalation of toxic fumes, drowning, falls, water accumulation, etc. The OSHA standards intend to protect workers in trenches and excavations. This course gives you a basic understanding of how to work safely in excavations and what important points are required to consider when working in an excavation.

All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson. Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify factors that pose a hazard to employees working in excavations
  2. Learn how to protect employees from cave-ins
  3. Understand the role of a competent person at an excavation site
  4. Explore other various related issues associated with excavations
Topics Covered:
  • OSHA Standards
  • The Dangers of Excavations
  • Protection of Employees
  • Hazardous Conditions
  • Access and Egress
  • Falls and Equipment
  • Planning
  • Competent Person

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“The MCAA is one of the most beneficial memberships that we have.”

Addison Kalish
KMI-Kalish Masonry, LLC
MCAA member since 2011

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