Competent Person Training

Wednesday, May 15
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • David Dow –  Instructor, TrenchSafety
  • OSHA requires that a “Competent Person” be on your construction or maintenance site whenever workers are exposed in an excavation.
  • Applied to trenching or excavation operations, the Competent Person (CP) must have specific training and be knowledgeable of the requirements of the standard, soils analysis and use of protective systems. In addition, the CP must have authority to take immediate corrective measures to eliminate unsafe conditions. TrenchSafety’s Competent Person Training Program is designed to help you meet OSHA’s training requirements.
  • Registration includes an instructional workbook, a wallet card and certificate indicating successful completion of the class.
  • Lunch will be on your own.

Utility Locator Training

Wednesday, May 15
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Bob Nighswonger Instructor, Utility Training Academy
  • Who Should Attend? Not only is this skills training workshop a great introductory session and a valuable career-building tool for the novice line locator, the workshop was designed to challenge and expand the knowledge base of even the most seasoned of pros of the art of underground line locating and marking.
  • Classroom Training and Field Instruction: This two-fold training workshop begins with a live classroom training session with comprehensive animated slide presentations, lively discussions, and a supporting workbook loaded with reference materials and classroom activities. The classroom session is followed by a Hands-On instruction performed outdoors where a variety of conventional and not so conventional equipment is placed in the hands of the workshop participants in efforts to build “equipment friendly” users of line detection equipment.
  • You may bring your own locating device or one will be provided.
  • Lunch will be on your own.