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Posted: June 17, 2019

Trenching and Excavation Safety Workshop

Construction Industry Training Network
The workshop walks participants through a comprehensive program that includes what the WorkSafeBC Regulations & Guidelines state, safe work procedures and what to do if something goes wrong.

It covers shoring, benching, sloping and shielding systems. It also includes a section on location of underground utilities and the geotechnical and structural engineered documentation requirements.

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
Identify hazards around trenches and excavations
Be able to locate underground utilities
Understand soil types, soil collapse patterns, and warning signs
Gain familiarity with WorkSafeBC regulations
Understand geotechnical and structural engineered documentation
Understand sloping and benching
Understand shoring and shielding systems
Describe and demonstrate where possible safe installation and removal processes
Identify emergency procedures for a trench collapse
Upon successful completion, participants will receive a digital certificate.

What previous participants said:
“Course was on point and informative.”
“Instructor has hands on experience!’
“Excellent presentation and explaining.”
“Very well done. I will hold a company wide meeting to talk about the information provided today.”

Registration: https://citn.simplesignup.ca/4503

Date: August 29, 2019
Event Type: Workshop
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
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