UCR

Environmental Health & Safety



Trenching and Excavation Safety


Trenching and Excavation Safety

This course is designed to better inform the employee of the possible health and safety concerns unique to trenching and excavation. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to list factors to consider before trenching and excavation begins, identify the purpose of the site assessment, describe the purpose of a trench box, specify different types of excavation, sloping, and shoring principles, recognize other hazards that are present in excavation work, and identify the cause of excavation and trenching-related fatalities.

Length:  30 min     Copyright: SkillSoft      Type: eCourse (online training)

Instructions for registration:

  1. (Students or Non-Employees only) Activate your UCR NetID
  2. Go to the URL http://ucrlearning.ucr.edu
  3. Login using your UCR NetID and password

What if...?
I'm having trouble logging in.
The system could not locate my account.

  1. Enter the word "trenching" into the Search box
    (on the left side), and click on "Go" 
  2. Click on the "Trenching and Excavation" title,
    and select "Register
  3. Verify that the box is checked next to eCourse, and click on "Submit"

When you're ready to begin the course, click on "Start" next to the eCourse listing. You can pick up where you left off at anytime.

Need help?

If you're having trouble accessing, troubleshoot the UC Learning Center, or watch a registration tutorial.

Don't have a UCR NetID?

Complete the registration form and we will notify you when the class is available.


More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Career OpportunitiesUCR Libraries
Campus StatusDirections to UCR

Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental Health & Safety

Tel: (951) 827-5528
Fax: (951) 827-5122
E-mail: ehs@ucr.edu

Footer