AGC of America, supported by a Susan Harwood Federal Training Grant, developed the Trenching & Excavation Hazards in Construction Safety Training. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), from 2015 to 2018, the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 103 total trenching and excavation-related deaths, an average of 25 per year over this 4-year period. Also, the OSHA Information System (OIS) Accident Investigation Report shows that between FY 2013 – FY 2017, there were a total of 156 incidents reported in the construction industry. Moreover, between October 2018 and September 2019, there were 1,499 citations and more than $7,000,000 in penalties issued to construction employers for failing to meet their compliance obligations under Subpart P.
Both Union and Non-union Contractors
Injury, Illness, and fatality statistics
Frequently cited standards
Soil testing and classification
Review of the agency priority goal
And much more...
This is a one-day course. You can register for either the May 17th or May 18th class. This course will be approved for 0.8 IACET CEUs, for those attendees who are interested in continuing education credits.
0.8 IACET CEUs | The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, AGC has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, AGC is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
Instructors: James T. Goss, CHST (Sr. Safety Consultant, HCSS), Stephen M. Kinn, MSOH (President, Elite Health and Safety Services), Robert W. Emmerich, PE, CHST, CIT (President, Safe-Con, LLC)