Trenching and Excavations

This 45-minute module provides crucial information needed to stay safe while working in excavations. Although this module is not intended to replace the more in-depth hands-on training needed to become competent at trenching and excavation safety, it provides a comprehensive overview of the excavation safety requirements specific to Florida. Section 1 covers dangers of working in excavations. Section 2 covers soil classification. Section 3 covers specific excavation rule. Section 4 covers various protective systems available to prevent cave-ins. Section 5 covers inspection requirements.