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Excavation Safety

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
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“The MCAA keeps my company competitive with other building materials.”

John Smith
John J. Smith Masonry Company
MCAA member since 1990

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