Excavation & Trenching Training

Excavation and trenching are commonly performed in construction, and oil and gas industries. This lesson covers excavation operations, hazards, and safe work practices to prevent workplace incidents and injury.

42 Slides • 10 Quiz Questions • Narration • Multilingual • Mobile-Optimized • Editable

Excavation & Trenching Quiz Questions

These are the topics covered by the Excavation & Trenching quiz questions. Mutliple-choice answers are shown on the training but not below.

  • Excavation and trenching is recognized as one of the most dangerous operations performed...
  • What incident type is considered the most serious?
  • When working in a 4 foot trench, there must be an exit within how many feet of every worker?
  • Shielding is designed to
  • What type of protection system is created by cutting back the trench wall at an angle?...
  • What decreases the stability of soil?
  • Which is NOT a characteristic of soil that affects its stability?
  • Protect trench workers from falling soil or objects by
  • Excavations need to be inspected only right after they are first dug...
  • Excavation work should be performed, and monitored, by a competent and knowledgeable person, who is familiar with trenching hazards and safe work practices...



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