Trenching & Excavating Safety: Competent Person - Randolph

Date: 2/21/2019 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Randolph DPW Garage
5 Carlino Way
Randolph, Massachusetts




What does it mean to be a “Competent Person” in Trenching and Excavation Safety? The OSHA excavation standard states that a competent person is: “one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings, or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees and has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.” OSHA states that you must have specific training in and knowledge to perform soil analyses, determine the protective system to be used in excavations and conduct daily inspections.  

This workshop will present individuals with training in the following areas:

  • Conducting site inspections
  • Establishing proper access & egress
  • Identifying potential environmental hazards
  • Determining soil composition & classification
  • Implementing protective systems (sloping, shoring, shielding)

Who Should Attend

Public Works professionals, both management and operations, involved in trenching and excavation who desire “competent person” proficiency in trenching/excavations as it applies to OSHA regulations.

Registration 7:30 AM. Class begins at 8:00 AM.
First Name Affiliation
Al Town of Randolph
Bernard Auburn Water District
Bill Town of Randolph
Peter Auburn Water District
Joseph Town of Berkley MA
Richard Williams & Sparages LLC
Shawn Town of West Bridgewater
Jems Town of Randolph
Steven Town of Boxborough DPW
Gary Town of Wilbraham DPW
James Town of Scituate (MA)
Neil Town of Randolph
Brad Town of Whitman
Lionel Town of Wilbraham
Francis Town of Boxborough DPW
Tim Town of Wilbraham DPW
Ryan Town of Whitman
James Town of Scituate (MA)
Gilbert Auburn Water District
Vinnie Town of Wilbraham
Anthony Town of Boxborough DPW
James Town of Randolph
Jason Town of Randolph
Abraham Town of Randolph
Gary Auburn Water District
Chris Auburn Water District
Larry Town of Boxborough
Mark Town of Scituate (MA)
Justin Town of Randolph
Pat Town of Randolph
William Town of Wilbraham
Chris Auburn Water District
Jack Town of Randolph
Brandon Town of Randolph
Dennis Town of Scituate (MA)
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst