We are an OSHA Training Facility

The following classes will be held on the Helena College campus. Course tuition includes course materials (including a copy of the pertinent regulations), coffee breaks, and course credits.

If you are interested in more details or registration, you can pick up a registration form at our office, download here, call 801-581-4055, or visit https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/rmcoeh

OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics

This course provides instruction on the OSHA standards and safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Participants learn the principles of practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring are covered, testing methods are demonstrated and an exercise is completed using instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears and engineering rods. Topics include:
• Excavations
• Soil classification
• Sloping and benching
• Timber shoring for trenches
• Aluminum hydraulic shoring for trenches
• Alternatives to timber shoring
• Selection of protective equipment

October 15-17; $610