BIAW Course Descriptions

Competent Person: Excavation & Trenching

Industry professionals should come together in this class and collaborate to identify existing or predictable hazards in your job-site surroundings that may be unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees. Learn to evaluate prompt corrective measures to immediately eliminate any dangers. Review many requirements in WAC 296-155-Part N. Also gain additional knowledge including shoring, shielding, benching and sloping requirements, soil identification, and inspection requirements for trenches. Instructor: Northwest Independent Contractors Association