In observance of OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation and the National Utility Contractor’s Association designation of June 17-21 as “National Trench Safety Stand Down Week”,
AGC, CompTrustAGC, and Safety Plus, Inc.
will be sponsoring a Hands On Seminar to educate workers on trenching hazards.
When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Seminar will be held in the field
From 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M –
at Mobile County Soccer Complex Construction Project
located at Lees Lane & Halls Mill Rd. – Mobile, AL 36693
(Appreciation to John G. Walton Construction Co., Inc.
for allowing us access to their construction project)
Lunch Provided by CompTrustAGC will be served at the
Safety Plus office between 11:30 and 12:30
Classroom from 12:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
at the Office of Safety Plus, Inc. Located across the Street from the Project
4254 Halls Mill Rd. – Mobile, AL 36693
Facilitator: Jon Henderson – Safety Plus, Inc.
Course Description: This hands on course is designed as a training program to inform employers and employees of the best practices in trenching and excavation safety. The participant will learn about the role and responsibility of the employer to assign a “competent person” to the excavation site and provide that person with the knowledge of key excavation hazards. Topics include:
Use of Protective Techniques
Hands on Demonstration (held on the jobsite)
Proper construction attire required – (Hard Hats & Closed Toe Shoes)
Overview of OSHA’s Standard for Excavations
(29 CFR 1926.650, Subpart P)
Soils Analysis Training
Application of Safe Trenching Techniques
Reservations ARE Required: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $35.00 – CompTrust AGC Members
$50.00 – AGC Members
$75.00 – Non AGC Member
Who should attend? Construction employer, manager, employee, or employee representative who, as part of a safety and health program, needs to understand the requirements of a “competent person” for excavation work as described in the OSHA construction safety standards for excavations (29 CFR 1926, Subpart P).