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Trenching and Excavation Safety Workshop – Fort St John

November 30, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

The workshop walks participants through a comprehensive program that includes what the WorkSafeBC Regulations & Guidelines state, safe work procedures and what to do if something goes wrong.
It covers shoring, benching, sloping and shielding systems. It also includes a section on location of underground utilities and the geotechnical and structural engineered documentation requirements.

Upon completion of this couse participants will be able to:

  • Identify hazards around trenches and excavations
  • Be able to locate underground utilities
  • Understand soil types, soil collapse patterns, and warning signs
  • Gain familiarity with WorkSafeBC regulations
  • Understand geotechnical and structural engineered documentation
  • Understand sloping and benching
  • Understand shoring and shielding systems
  • Describe and demonstrate where possible safe installation and removal processes
  • Identify emergency procedures for a trench collapse

Upon successful completion, participants will receive a wallet certificate.

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November 30, 2017
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Quality Inn Northern Grand
9830 100th Avenue
Fort St John, British Columbia V1J 1Y5 Canada