Dig safe month: Excavation and trenching safety training

Keeping on the theme of April being Dig Safe Month we want to remind everyone that MHCA™ WORKSAFELY™ offers a training course for our industry on safe excavations and trenching. This course deals with awareness of the hazards of excavations and Manitoba’s Workplace Safety and Health regulatory requirements of contractors, including:

  • Permitting and registration requirements
  • The Manitoba Excavation and Trenching Guideline
  • Click Before You Dig
  • Manitoba Hydro procedures for soft digging and directional drilling

This course will be available on-line and in person.  If you are interested in enrolling in the safe excavations and trenching course, please contact Kristen Ranson (Kristen@mhca.mb.ca). If you have any questions regarding excavation and trenching safety, please contact your regional advisor.