Excavation Safety Training Videos
In response to growing concerns over crane safety, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently released new crane and derrick safety standards. The rules will affect more than 4.8 million employees of crane and construction companies nationwide. This program will elaborate on the new standards and the employers’ responsibilities.
Safety Orientation For Public Agency Employees - As employees working to serve the public in many capacities we have commitments to the organization, ourselves, and families to work safely. Unlike some occupations you have the risk of exposure to numerous potential sources of injuries and health hazards.
Cave-ins are predictable and preventable according to OSHA. Working around trenches can be dangerous. A cubic yard of soil can weigh 2700 pounds – that’s as much as a small truck. A person buried under a couple feet of soil can experience pressure to the chest causing suffocation. There is no room for risk-taking when working in trenches and excavations. A competent person is defined by OSHA standards relating to trenching and excavation activities. This program focuses on competent person and soil testing.
This training program has been developed specifically for those persons actually working in or around trenches, excavations. An excellent refresher course for anyone in this category. Basic information stresses trenching safety, equipment, different types of soils, The competent person job responsibilities. Discusses pre-planning, how heavy soil is, cave-ins and other day to day risks and hazards.