This 2-day (March 9–10, 8–10:30am PT) comprehensive training program was developed by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) to educate on the hazards found in trench and excavation work in the transportation construction industry.

By the end of the training session, you will be able to:

  • Identify basic hazards associated with trenching & excavation
  • Explain how protective systems work and how they protect workers
  • Describe inspection requirements, duties of the “Competent Person”, and other safety considerations in trenching & excavation work


Robinson Vasquez has worked with the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) as a safety training & business development manager since 2012. He is an experienced trainer and business manager, with responsibilities for various safety training contracts and liaison with the Hispanic community in the USA and Latin America. Before joining ARTBA, Robinson served as an attorney, specializing in labor and construction law in his native Peru. He also served as a notary of Lima and director of the Yantalo Peru Foundation. Robinson graduated cum laude from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, where he earned his law degree in 1993. In 2009, he graduated with a master’s in law from Brigham Young University; and he also graduated with an MBA in 2011 from the University of Utah. Robinson is a qualified ARTBA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and National Safety Council instructor and co-creator of different English and Spanish safety training materials.

Dates and Registration

Click here to register for this 2-day (March 9–10, 8–10:30am PT) class.