Competent Person Trenching & Excavation


  • May 15, 2024 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM


  • 4100 Westown Pkwy
  • West Des Moines, IA 50266
Fee Type of Fee
$199 /Person - MBI Members
$249 /Person - Non-Members

Presenter: Jerry Eslick, Professional Rescue Innovations - Adel, IA 

Under the OSHA standard CFR 1926 Subpart P, all employees must be trained in hazard recognition and the proper way of working in and around construction excavations sites. The standard covers general requirements, soil classification, sloping and benching, timber shoring for trenches, aluminum hydraulic shoring, alternatives to timber shoring, selection of PPE.


  • General Requirements 
  • Soil Analysis 
  • Protective Systems 
  • Testing 
  • OSHA Compliance Inspections 

Master Builder Designation: Safety - 4 credits