Excavation & Trench Hazard Control; Qualified Person Training, Jan 13, 2021

Continuing Education Credits: 0.5 CECs Water and Wastewater - Other

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

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Excavation & Trench Hazard Control; Qualified Person Training

The content of the program includes the scope and application of MIOSHA Part 9 – Excavations, Trenching, and Shoring. The class will detail the MIOSHA Excavation Standards; Definitions; and requirements for trench protective systems, soil classification, and handling of MIOSHA inspections.

Those who successfully complete the program with a passing grade receive a Certificate of Completion card that may then be used by the student’s supervisor to authorize the student to conduct the duties of a Qualified Person on job sites.

Class: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m


At the conclusion of this class, participants should be able to: display knowledge of the MIOSHA Excavation Standard; identify hazards associated with trenches and excavations; demonstrate correct soil testing procedures; and understand the different types of trench protective systems.


  • Hazards in Underground Construction
  • Scope of MIOSHA Part 9 & OSHA Subpart P
  • Specific Excavation Considerations
  • Soil Classification
  • Selection & Use of Protective Systems
  • Identification of Hazards & Student Exercises

Continuing Education Credits: 0.5 CECs Water and Wastewater - Other

Instructor: Ron Wey, Efficiency Production

Price: $165 Members, $225 Non-Members


January 13
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Instruction

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Okemos, MI 48864