https://www.osha.gov/dts/vtools/construction/soil_testing_fnl_eng_web_transcript.html

OSHA requires that employers have a competent person to determine the soil type. A competent person is someone who can identify conditions that are ...

https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1926/1926SubpartPAppA

(a) Scope and application - (1) Scope. This appendix describes a method of classifying soil and rock deposits based on site and environmental conditions, and ...

https://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_v/otm_v_2.html

Introduction; Definitions; Overview: Soil Mechanics; Determination of Soil Type; Test Equipment and Methods for Evaluating Soil Type; Shoring Types; Shielding  ...

https://www.osha.gov/dts/sltc/methods/validated/id194/id194.pdf

are outlined in 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart P, Appendix A – Soil. Classification. The instructions for the proper sloping, shoring, and bracing of excavations are ...

https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1926/1926SubpartPAppB

Soil and rock deposits shall be classified in accordance with appendix A to ... The maximum allowable slope for a soil or rock deposit shall be determined from ...

https://www.osha.gov/dts/vtools/construction/soil_testing_fnl_eng_web.html

Prevention Video (v-Tool) | Excavations in Construction/Soil Classification ( Excavaciones en la Construccion/Clasificacion del Suelo)

https://www.ntsafety.com/2017/09/16/engineers-corner-osha-soil-types-impact-shoring-systems/

Sep 16, 2017 ... In almost all cases, a Competent Person must first classify soil in accordance with the OSHA Appendix A Soil Classification prior to selecting ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP36QjY9xfQ

Jan 3, 2016 ... From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03fD8fdL9ko Soil Classification: Prevention Video (v-Tool): Excavations in Construction.

https://www.trenchshorerentals.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/POCKET_GUIDE.pdf

must have had specific training in, and be knowledgeable about, soil analysis, ... Cemented soils such as caliche and hardpan are also considered Type A.

https://www.murraystate.edu/headermenu/Offices/esh/OccupationalSafetyHealth/TrenchingShoring/SoilTypes.aspx

OSHA classifies soils into four categories: Solid Rock, Type A, Type B, and Type C. Solid Rock is the most stable, and Type C soil is the least stable. Soils are ...