november, 2016

08nov8:00 am5:00 pmConfined Spaces & Excavating Safety Classes170 W 10th Ave, Nucla, CO 81424

Event Details





Tuesday, November 8, 2016

San Miguel Power

720 N. Railroad St., Ridgway


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Holy Cross Energy

3799 Highway 82, Glenwood Springs


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Morgan County REA

734 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan



8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Tony Castleman, Site Safety & Health Officer



$35 per student


Lunch will be provided.

Participants will be billed after the course.


To Register:

Contact Jen Hight at the CREA office (303) 455-2700 ext. 700 or

e-mail at


Registration Deadline:

October 21, 2016


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received on or before the registration deadline will receive full refunds. Cancellations received after the deadline may be billed 25 percent of the registration fee.


Course Description


Confined Space Entry Training (CSE)

Millions of employees who enter into confined spaces each year face a significant risk of injury or death. Many of these same employees do not recognize that they may be facing serious unforeseen hazards by working in a confined space. The National Utility Contractor’s Association (NUCA) Confined Space Entry course is intended to provide construction managers, competent persons, and workers with basic information regarding entry into confined spaces. Its purpose is to create an awareness of the hazards associated with confined spaces and to provide managers with basic information necessary to establish a confined space entry program. Every confined space is unique. Therefore, each confined space must be carefully evaluated, and hazards must be eliminated or controlled before a confined space entry supervisor issues an entry permit.


Excavation Safety and Competent Person Training (CPT)

Excavation is the most dangerous of all construction operations. More workers are killed or seriously injured in and around excavations than in other phases of construction work, and that’s why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires a competent person to oversee all excavation and trenching jobsites. The competent person must have specific training in, and be knowledgeable about, soil analysis, the use of protective systems, and the requirements of OSHA Subpart P.


NUCA’s Excavation Safety Competent Person Training program helps contractors train the competent person and workers. Although the responsibility for designating a competent person is the sole responsibility of the contractor, this program is designed to simplify the task by providing participants with the information and training needed to become a competent person.


The program includes the scope and application of Subpart P Excavation Standard; definitions; general requirements; requirements for protective systems; soil classification; and handling an OSHA inspection. Each participant receives a training manual that includes a complete copy of the Excavation Standard.


Upon Completion

Students will leave both CPT and CSE courses with a NUCA manual and wallet certificate of completion.


The cost of this course has been reduced thanks to donations from CREA’s Loss Control Department, Colorado Electric Educational Institute, and the Operations/Engineering education fund.






(Tuesday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT


San Miguel Power

170 W 10th Ave, Nucla, CO 81424

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