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Trenching and Excavating Competent Person

OSHA requires a competent person to be present during most trenching and excavating activities (29 CFR 1926.650-652). The competent person must be familiar with choosing a soil type, choosing and properly installing a protective system, and ensuring other hazards in or near the trenching or excavating project are properly controlled. This program is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge required to meet the OSHA Competent Person requirements and includes:
  • Understanding the OSHA standard Subpart P
  • Understanding the requirements and methods for properly analyzing soil
  • Understanding and choosing the right protective system
  • Understanding how to plan for excavation work
  • Understanding other applicable OSHA standards
Length: Half Day

Nov 19, 2019
TREN-3193
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level East Classroom
Instructor: Garry Kroft
Members: $170.00 / $155.00
Nonmembers: $195.00

Faculty

Garry Kroft, MS, CSP    
Consultant
Garry is a CSP (Certified Safety Professional) with a MS degree in safety from UW-Stout. He is also a professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and has over 40 years of safety/risk control experience in general industry and construction. Garry has worked as a risk control consultant for three major commercial insurance carriers for 30 years and is a retired US Army Major. Additionally, he has twice received the Chapter SPY (Safety Professional of the Year) Award from the Northwest Chapter of ASSP.