Construction Safety Council - March 12, 2024
Topic: Trench and Excavation Safety: Hazard Recognition and OSHA Compliance
Description: This presentation provides a comprehensive overview of trench and excavation safety, focusing on hazard recognition according to OSHA's 1926 Subpart P standards. With OSHA's current emphasis on trench and excavation safety, this session is designed to prepare participants to identify and mitigate the most frequently cited hazards from the Subpart. Attendees will gain valuable insights and practical knowledge to enhance safety practices and compliance within their organizations.
- Overview of OSHA's 1926 Subpart P standards for trenching and excavation
- Common hazards associated with trenching and excavation work
- Hazard recognition techniques and best practices
- OSHA's focus on trench and excavation safety and recent enforcement trends
- Strategies for preventing trenching and excavation accidents and injuries
- Q&A session to address specific concerns and challenges faced by participants
This presentation is ideal for construction professionals, safety managers, and anyone involved in trenching and excavation work. By attending this session, participants will be better prepared to ensure a safe working environment and comply with OSHA regulations related to trench and excavation safety.
Speaker: Bill Hocevar, CIH, CSP
Bill Hocevar (Great Lakes Construction) - Bill is a certified safety professional
and certified industrial hygienist and has a master’s in chemistry with 20 years of
experience in safety. Responsibilities include direct oversight of transportation, legal,
worker compensation, commercial risk management, industrial hygiene, and EHS
divisions. Bill has been named Safety Professional of the year and led his company to
be named “America’s Safest Company”, been named The Best in the Nation for Safety
Programs and Implementation by AGC of America four times and won the Liberty
Mutual Golden Fleet Award. Bill currently is the Chair for Ohio’s AGC Safety
Committee, holds a Board of Director seat for the Greater Cleveland Safety Council,
has been appointed by the Ohio’s Speaker of the House to the Underground Technical
Committee, is the Chair for the Construction Safety Council Alliance, and was on the
Laborers Local 860 Apprentice Advisory Committee. He serves as an adjunct professor
at the Ohio BWC, Lakeland Community College, and Kent State
Cost is $25.00 per person for Construction Safety Council Members.
Registration is mandatory.
6001 ROCKSIDE RD
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio 44131