Industry Priorities

Trenching & Excavation Safety Training

AGC of America, supported by a Susan Harwood Federal Training Grant, developed the Trenching & Excavation Hazards in Construction Safety Training.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), from 2015 to 2018, the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 103 total trenching and excavation-related deaths, an average of 25 per year over this 4-year period. Also, the OSHA Information System (OIS) Accident Investigation Report shows that between FY 2013 – FY 2017, there were a total of 156 incidents reported in the construction industry. Moreover, between October 2018 and September 2019, there were 1,499 citations and more than $7,000,000 in penalties issued to construction employers for failing to meet their compliance obligations under Subpart P.

Target Audience

  • Company Officers
  • Estimators
  • Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Foremen
  • Both Union and Non-union Contractors

Topics Covered

  • Injury, Illness, and fatality statistics
  • Frequently cited standards
  • Utilities protection
  • Common hazards
  • Soil testing and classification
  • Protective systems
  • Review of the agency priority goal
  • And much more...

Training Locations and Dates

This is a one-day course. At each location, it will be offered either once or twice. 

March 2022

1. Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania (CAWP)

  • Dates/Times: March 10, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Location: CAWP -- 800 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 110, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Jason Koss -- jasonk@cawp.org | (412) 343-8000

2. Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (MBA)

  • Dates/Times: March 11, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Location: MBA -- 631 Iron City Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Bob McCall -- info@mbawpa.org | (412) 922-3912

3. Associated Contractors of New Mexico (ACONM)

  • ​​Dates/Times: March 22 & 23, 2022 (choose one) | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
  • Location: ACONM -- 6135 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107  
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Brian Legan -- blegan@aconm.org | (505) 344-2072

 

April 2022

1. Oregon-Columbia Chapter AGC

  • Dates/Times: April 13 & 14, 2022 (choose one) | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
  • Location: Oregon-Columbia Chapter AGC -- 9450 SW Commerce Circle, #200, Wilsonville, OR 97070
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Joan Stitt -- joans@agc-oregon.org | (503) 682-3363

 

May 2022

1. AGC of Utah 

  • Dates/Times: May 17 & 18, 2022 (choose one) | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)
  • Location: AGC of Utah -- 2207 South 1070 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84119
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Taylor Smith -- tsmith@agc-utah.org | (801) 363-2753

2. AGC Georgia 

  • Dates/Times: May 25 & 26, 2022 (choose one) | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Location: AGC Georgia -- 1940 The Exchange SE #100, Atlanta, GA 30339
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Cindy Parham -- parham@agcga.org | (678) 298-4112

 

June 2022

1. AGC Houston 

  • Dates/Times: June 22 & 23, 2022 (choose one) | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Central Time)
  • Location: AGC Houston -- 3825 Dacoma Street, Houston, TX 77092
  • Registration: CLOSED
  • Contact: Kim Mason -- kim.m@agchouston.org | (713) 843-3720

 

August 2022

1. AGC of Colorado

2. AGC Florida East Coast Chapter

 

September 2022

1. AGC San Antonio Chapter

2. AGC of America

 

Continuing Education Credits

0.8 IACET CEUs | The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, AGC has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, AGC is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Disclaimer

This material was produced under grant number SH-37146-21-60-F-51 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.  It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.  Photos shown in this presentation may depict situations that are not in compliance with applicable OSHA requirements.

For more information, contact Nazia Shah at nazia.shah@agc.org or (703) 837-5409. Last updated July 11, 2022.

 

Industry Priorities