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Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

Dates:July 7-9, 2015
Meets:Tu, W and Th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 3 sessions
Hours:22.00
CEUs:2.20
Location:UT San Antonio Downtown Campus
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $595.00  
Textbook:Provided by UT Arlington

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Course Description

This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standards and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and students participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears and engineering rods.

Note: Formerly OSHA 3010