FREE Excavation and Trenching Safety Written Plan and Training - South Houston - March 14 - CANCELLED (TO BE RESCHEDULED LATER)

Saturday, 14 March 2020 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM CST

2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX, 77508, United States

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Saturday, 14 March 2020 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM CST

University of Houston Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX, 77508, United States.




Excavation and Trenching Safety

Written Plan and Training Workshops


University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) and the Gulf Coast Safety Institute (GCSI) are providing FREE excavation and trenching safety plan workshops for small-businesses in the Houston region.  The trainings and materials were produced under grant number SH-05130-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Materials developed by professors with occupational health and safety expertise and years of professional experience.

·         Dr. Magdy Akladios, PhD, PE, CSP, CPE, CSHM

·         Dr. Robert Phalen, PhD, CIH, FAIHA


Benefits of attending

1.    Free training developed by qualified experts

2.    Free customizable model plan with checklists (Word document)

3.    Hands-on soil classification class exercises

4.    Future train-the-trainer workshops and assistance with training workers

5.    Improve safety and reduce costly incidents

6.    Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance


Date and time:

March 14

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (30 minute lunch break)        



University of Houston Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd. STEM Building Room 2101

Houston, TX 77058



Cancellation policy

Please notify us of the reason for your cancellation and if we can accomodate you in any way (phalen@uhcl,edu).

Thank you.

The University of Houston-Clear Lake is a student-oriented, community minded, partnership-oriented university that offers bachelor’s, masters and selected doctoral programs to enhance the educational, economic and cultural environment of the Houston-Galveston metropolitan region. The university offers the highest quality instruction and nationally accredited academic programs designed to develop the critical thinking, creative, quantitative, leadership and communication skills of students. The university conducts applied and basic research and engages in community and professional service that support both the economic development and the quality of life of the area. The university is committed to community engagement through partnerships with educational institutions, businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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