OSHA Safety Workshops

The Damage Prevention Council of Texas and OSHA entered an alliance to provide FREE construction safety workshops. Virtual workshops are held quarterly, featuring presentations from experts in the construction industry. 

**Continuing education credits are offered for each 3-hour workshop.

In April 2023, for National Safe Digging Month, the workshop will focus on safe trenching and excavation best practices.

Excavation and Trenching Safety

April 11, 2023
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


• Overview of Region 6 Trenching and Excavation Fatality and Serious Incident Data – Jim Shelton, OSHA
• Texas811 Damage Review and Analysis – David Ferguson, Texas811
• The Trench Competent Person – Casey Perkins, OSHA
• The One Call (811) Process – Jesse Torres, Texas811
• Trench Safety Requirements – Ruben Mendez, H&S Safety

Damage Prevention Council of Texas

Our Mission

To facilitate underground utility & pipeline damage prevention, promote best practices, and contribute toward public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.