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Is your site OSHA compliant?

Discussion in 'Safety Issues' started by digger242j, Aug 5, 2004.


Is your excavation site OSHA compliant?

  1. Yes, every day, in every way.

    2 vote(s)
  2. An inspector might be able to nitpick a few things, but we do things safely.

    16 vote(s)
  3. An inspection would be a costly experience for the company, but hopefully nobody is going to get ser

    6 vote(s)
  4. Work on my site and you're taking your life in your hands.

    2 vote(s)
  1. digger242j

    digger242j Administrator

    Oct 31, 2003
    Self employed excavator
    Southwestern PA

    I'll say! 2004 was nine years ago. :) That's ok though. Still a good topic. (Says the guy who started it.)

    That would be an abbreviation of "Competent Person" as described above.

    If I recall correctly, I had the training not long before I posted the thread. I wonder if there's any sort of recurrent training requirement? Maybe I've become incompetent?
  2. FMD

    FMD Well-Known Member

    Jul 26, 2013
    What area did you do the training as a CP?

    So you took one class and never "re-certified". The Miller Fall protection CP is good for two years. My confined space is good for two years et el
  3. mitch504

    mitch504 Senior Member

    Feb 27, 2010
    Andrews SC
    Wow! You must be new if you are asking this bunch that!
    Let's see, most of us are qualified to be inmates in an asylum, some qualify for supervised release, and a few of us are good enough at duping the shrinks for full release.

    I'm glad you didn't ask about competency, as that would open a whole other can of worms.
  4. wilko

    wilko Senior Member

    Mar 5, 2005
    Not sure what OSHA would say about this, but I've worked with an outfit doing water mains in residential neighborhoods where the boss didn't bother to bring in portapotties for the crew. (they must cost money or something) Everybody had to go in the trench or run behind some shrubbery.