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Excavation, Trenching & Soil Mechanics022624

Featured Speaker: Construction Safety Council

The OSHA #3015 course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Types of shoring and testing methods are also discussed.  Hands-on exercises allow students to use practical instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the relationship of soil to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations
  • Describe different types of shoring
  • Apply testing methods to soils
Target Audience:  Any worker acting as the Competent Person on the jobsite, those performing safety and health evaluations or training, site supervisors, owners, those responsible for excavation and/or trenching, and those interested in learning more about excavation, trenching and soil mechanics.

Attendees receive OSHA certificate

DATE:  February 26, 2024 - February 28, 2024
TIME:  7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Construction Safety Council, 4415 West Harrison Street – Suite 404, Hillside, Illinois​
INSTRUCTOR:  Construction Safety Council

***Lunch will be provided to attendees*** 


Construction Safety Council
4415 West Harrison Street, Suite 404
Hillside, IL 60162

Event Starts 2/26/2024 7:30 AM
Event Ends 2/28/2024 4:00 PM

Registration Starts: 12/12/2023 2:24 PM
Registration Closes: 2/19/2024 2:24 PM

Capacity: 10

Member's Price: $0

If you have any questions please contact:
Lisa Leban

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