Trenching and Excavation Safety

Trenching and Excavation Safety

The goal of this course is to provide support staff members with an overview of safety procedures when trenching and excavating. It will review excavation requirements, soil types, and excavation protection systems.

  1. Full Course - 19 minutes
    This version of Trenching and Excavating Safety is for school staff members.
Course Authors
Jeremy Norton
Mr. Jeremy Norton got his start in the safety business when he enlisted in the US Navy. He became a nuclear engineer on the USS Carl Vinson, where he was responsible for the training and safety program for a nuclear power plant machinery room. After leaving the service, Jeremy ran safety and training programs for semi-conductor manufacturer firms, and an international wind power utility. Jeremy has a Masters in Business Administration, and is currently the CEO of Affordable Safety Training LLC.