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Excavation Safety Training

When it comes to excavation, trenching, and shoring, several precautions must be taken to keep personnel safe. That’s why we offer an excavation safety course for all levels of operators and all types of applications. This course gives participants the knowledge they need to recognize potential hazards and create procedures to stay safe. Leavitt Machinery is a proud provider of comprehensive training solutions for all operations and applications. With hundreds of unique online and in-class programs, we offer courses for every budget and schedule. Our training experts partner with you to deliver a tailored solution that optimizes safety while adhering to your budget.

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Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the characteristics of a properly-established excavation site.
  • Understand cave-in protection requirements and properly identify procedures to keep employees safe in an excavation.
  • Recognize hazards in and around an excavation or trenching site.
  • Take the necessary precautions to keep employees safe from hazards.

Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring Safety Topics:

  • Creating a safe excavation site.
  • Cave-in protection measures and procedures.
  • Hazard awareness and avoidance.

Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring Safety Course Duration

This excavation safety training requires approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Assessment and Completion

Testing is conducted throughout this excavation, shoring, and trenching safety course to reinforce the content presented. Participants are given up to 3 attempts to achieve a score of at least 80% on these questions. Upon passing the course, a certificate of completion is awarded that can be downloaded and printed.

Universally Compatible

This excavation safety course is designed to function on nearly all Apple, Android, and Windows devices. As a result, users can start the course on one device, pause it, and resume it on another. This allows for flexibility that fits any schedule.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!