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XLD-Competent Person Training Trenching and Excavations

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If you dig, or if your project has a four-foot or deeper foundation, basement, or excavation work, then you should attend this informative course.  This course teaches participants the proper procedures for before, during, and after trenching and excavation, while meeting OSHA's requirements for a competent person.

The course covers the following topics:
  • Soil classification
  • Sloping and benching
  • Timber shoring for trenches
  • Aluminum hydraulic shoring for trenches
  • Selection of protective systems
***Georgia's Licensing Board approves this course for utility contractors for 7 hours of CEUs.***

AGC Georgia reserves the right to cancel programs up to 7 days prior to the start date if a minimum number of attendees is not met.

Meet Your Instructor: Philip Greisen
Philip is a vice president and senior consultant for PROSAFE Solutions, Inc. and a seasoned safety professional with excellent presentation skills. He is a Certified Industrial Trainer (CIT) and Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.  Philip is also a certified John Maxwell Leadership Trainer and Coach.

Philip serves as course director and adjunct faculty for several OSHA Training Institute courses at Georgia Tech including the OSHA 510, OSHA 500 (trainer course), OSHA 3015 Excavation and Soil Mechanics course, and the OSHA 502 update course.  He also developed and instructs the EST 7139 Foundations of Safety Leadership course.

He has been employed with PROSAFE Solutions since July of 2000. In addition to providing safety training and consulting services for clients he has been integral in the development and facilitation of the PROSAFE safety culture assessment process. Philip's greatest passions are leadership development, human performance, and culture improvement efforts.  He offers regular podcasts on these topics at
4/17/2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AGC Georgia Training Center 1940 The Exchange Atlanta 30339
Online registration not available.