An average of two workers lose their lives every month when a trench they’re working in collapses on them. (source) With the right online video training your employees can be educated on the latest trenching and shoring safety work practices for working in or around trenches at a construction site.
Today we are offering the exact video training your office needs. We explore OSHA policies and procedures designed to prevent accidents and injuries on jobs involving trenches. Topics in this course include hazards related to trenching, who the “competent person” is and what they oversee, soil types and protective systems, worksite inspections, access and egress points in a trench, and defensive work practices.
Working in a trench is a dangerous job, but many of the dangers can be managed by following proper safety procedures. Use these lessons to show employees how to manage their risk while working in trenches.