Trenching and Excavation Safety Manual (Competent Person)


The purpose of the Trenching and Excavation Safety Manual is to protect the health and safety of workers, subcontractors, and anyone else that may be exposed to excavation operations. The program offers customizable policy and safety information for establishing company policy and assignment of responsibilities. “Competent Person” requirement information is also covered.

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The current and relevant California and Federal OSHA standards have been included for easy reference. Other reference materials are also included.

Both English and Spanish employee training manuals and testing materials are included. Permission to reproduce both the Employee Safety Manual and quizzes is noted in the manual. A reproducible Documentation of Training form is also a part of the package.

Some of the other elements included in the manual are:

  • Samples and blank Cal OSHA permits.
  • Activity notification forms.
  • Digalert information.
  • Inspection forms and checklists.
  • Emergency procedures for trench rescue.

Additional information

Compliance Reference

T8 CCR 1541, 29 CFR 1926.651