Able Safety Consulting - 1 Hour Excavations

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1 Hour Excavations

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Duration: 1 Hour
Type: In-Person
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1 Hour Excavations Training

Excavations are the process of moving earth or other materials using tools, equipment, or explosives. Excavation is used during constuction in order to create building foundations and is an important part of the construction process. Learning about the different techniques and terminology used in excavations such as trenching, wall shafts, and underpinning is knowledge that most construction workers and supervisors should pursue. 


NYC DOB SST Requirement (Local law 196)

The 1 Hour Excavations class falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Electives” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring certain SST cards.


For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB’s website here

CEUs (Continuing Education Units)




CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for 1 Hour Excavations Training
  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)



Learning Outcomes

  1. Define relevant code specification terms and components related to excavations and underpinning activies 
  2. Describe typical sequential underpinning process
  3. Describe the people involved in rigging and hoisting activities
  4. Describe condictions and or actions that can expedite soil failaure and structural collapse
  5. Explain hazards related to excavations and atmospheric hazards
  6. Understand Excavation disruptions and areas of incfluence 
  7. Understand principles of fall protection 
  8. Understand Plating and vehicular street protections 

User Reviews

New York Department of Buildings DOB OSHA Construction Safety Training Courses Workplace Program Able Safety


New York, NY

Date: 2019-06-25

The entire team at Able Safety from the moment of registration to the moment when they handed my certificate for my training were extremely attentive, knowledgeable and very informative. Charlie made the day session full of fun and shared so much of his industry know-how with the entire class. Jessica gets a 5 start rating for being there every step of the way. Amazing experience. Highly recommend the team.

New York Department of Buildings DOB OSHA Construction Safety Training Courses Workplace Program Able Safety

Performance Mechanical Services Inc.

New York, NY

Date: 2018-07-01

Excellent certification course, highly recommend company, instructors Charlie & Jessica made the process both interesting & effortless! Will definitely use for future certifications.

Location Start Date Start Time Language Register
226 West 37th Street, NY, NY, 10018 Aug 24, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM English
226 West 37th Street, NY, NY, 10018 Sep 21, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM English