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Competent Person Training

Introducing Competent Person Training to the Ohio Cat Rental Store!

According to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, every excavation must have a designated Competent Person to manage the safety aspects of the site. To properly carry out Competent Person responsibilities, this individual must have training in, and be knowledgeable of, soil analysis, the use of protective systems and the requirements of the standard. Additional responsibilities include identifying existing and predictable hazards in the work environment and possessing the authority to take prompt corrective action.


  • Introduction to Trench Safety The OSHA Excavation Standard
  • Competent Person Responsibilities
  • Sloping, Shoring, Shielding Guidelines
  • Protective Systems Options
  • Soil Analysis
  • Job Planning

Upcoming Training Sessions:

*On-location sessions available at special request*

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