The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) in partnership with the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Washington is offering free comprehensive training on Trenching and Excavation Awareness for the construction industry.

ARTBA Trenching and Excavation Safety Awareness Level Training

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Complimentary registration

This course will be a virtual course via 2-way video conference using Zoom.
Required: broadband internet connection and a desktop or laptop computer with a microphone and camera.


This half-day training is a comprehensive training program developed to educate on the hazards found in trench and excavation work in the transportation construction industry.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify basic hazards associated with trenching & excavation.
• Explain how protective systems work and how they protect workers.
• Describe inspection requirements, duties of the “Competent Person”, and other safety considerations in trenching & excavation work.

This material was produced under the grant SH-99009-SH0 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.


Virtual course using two-way video conferencing
Online, 98105
United States