Focus on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Introduction to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavation. Various types of shoring are covered, and testing methods are demonstrated. Course includes a hands-on, half-day field exercise.

SCHEDULE:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Monday – Wednesday

LOCATION:
Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230

 

Location

Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
United States

Directions and Accommodations

PDF of Directions, Accommodations, and Map

Parking is free in the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
From the Portland Airport:
Follow NE Airport Way south for 6.5 miles, this turns into NE 181st Avenue. Pass under I-84, and turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

From Downtown Portland:
Follow I-84 east. Take Exit #13. Turn right onto NE 181st Avenue. Turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

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