Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics - OSHA 3015
Course Description: Students learn about practical soil mechanics and the relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring including hydraulic and wood timbers are covered. Testing methods are demonstrated and a field exercise is conducted, allowing students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.
Continuing Education Units:
BCSP COC Points - 2.3
ABIH CM Points - 3.34 Safety
OTC CEUs - 2.3
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