Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This program is primarily for firms that excavate deeper than 1.2 metres (4 ft). Emphasis is placed on soil types, legislation, and emergency work.


Program Content

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Review of legislation
  • Emergency work
  • Determining soil types
  • Approved shoring/trenching boxes
  • Public safety
  • Use of heavy equipment
  • Locates
  • Underground hazards
  • Work area protection
  • High/low pressure gas mains

Who Should Attend?

Staff and supervisors involved in trenching and shoring.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Learning Evaluation

To obtain a certificate of completion for this program from IHSA, a participant must be present for the program and take part in a series of learning activities which include both classroom discussion and worksheets.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1/2 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Jul 26, 2022 - To: Feb 16, 2023
City: Any
Region: Any

E88861Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness7/26/2022 8:00:00 AMNiagara FallsIBEW Local 303 Register
E82086Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness7/27/2022 8:00:00 AMLondonLondon District Construction Association Register
E85758Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness9/15/2022 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E86252Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness9/28/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E81473Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness10/4/2022 8:00:00 AMBellevilleFairfield Inn & Suites-Belleville Register
E87088Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness10/17/2022 8:00:00 AMWaterlooKnights of Columbus (Waterloo) Register
E82101Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness11/3/2022 8:00:00 AMLondonLondon District Construction Association Register
E85771Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness11/7/2022 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E82304Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness11/16/2022 8:00:00 AMTimminsIHSA - Training Centre - Timmins Register
E85783Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness12/1/2022 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E94917Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness2/3/2023 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E94042Trenching Safety Hazard Awareness2/16/2023 8:00:00 AMSudburyIHSA - Training Centre - Sudbury Register