OSHA Trenching and Excavation Safety
Online Training & Certification Course
29 CFR 1926 Subpart P
The most common type of hazard encountered in trenching and excavation work is the trench cave-in, but there are other hazards that may not be as well known.
This course is designed for workers, supervisors, and employers, and provides a basic knowledge of concepts such as soil types, soil testing, types of trench collapses, trench protection, and safe work practices.