Trenching and Excavation Soil Properties

SKU: C-410B

Train your employees the basics about soil properties and classifications when doing excavation work.
Training Time: 15 Minutes


This course covers the importance of soil properties and classifications when engaging in excavation work. It is meant to be used as an introductory or refresher course for construction workers who will be digging or working in excavations. It is based on OSHA excavation regulations and on recognized best practices.

Topics Covered:

  • Role of the competent person in excavation work
  • Dangers posed by soil cave-ins
  • Soil types
  • Soil textures
  • Types of soil tests

Based on:

  • OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P App A: Soil Classification
  • Recognized industry best practices

15 Minutes (9 min. video + 6 min. test)

PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.