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  Excavation Competent Person Training Information
  How do I conduct soil testing to determine the class of soil?
  Is an excavation more than 5 feet deep also considered a confined space?
  Is distance alone (from a vertical wall of an excavation) adequate protection from cave-in?
  May I average the excavation depth when determining whether OSHA requirements apply?
  What is an excavation?
  When does fall protection have to be provided where personnel must cross over an excavation?
  Who do I contact for more information about excavations?
  Who is responsible for checking the excavation before entry?
Fall Protection
  Fall Hazard Awareness Training Information
  Fall Protection User Training Information
  Ladder Safety Training Information
  What about safety requirements for employee-owned equipment and tools?
  What is suspension trauma?
Farm Safety
  Are there additional resources or information for pesticide use?
  Equipment Decontamination for Service/Moving
  Farm Equipment Training Information
  How do I manage my chemical, biological, plant or animal wastes?
  Preparing for Media Coverage
  What are some pollution prevention tips for municipal leaks from equipment and automobiles?
  What are some proper use and handling tips for pesticides/herbicides/fertilizers?
  What are the best management practices for storing bulk quantities of materials?
Field Research Safety
  Are there additional resources or information for pesticide use?
  Are there special requirements for the use of boats in fieldwork?
  Are there special requirements if I must carry a firearm during fieldwork?
  Can friends, pets, or family members accompany me on field research work?
  Equipment Decontamination for Service/Moving
  May I work alone during field research operations?
  Preparing for Media Coverage
  What if I will be using pesticides in my fieldwork?
  What if I'm injured or become ill during fieldwork?
  What should I do if I feel the fieldwork is unsafe?
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