San Diego Chapter Breakfast – November 13, 2018

Oct 19, 2018

  • Trenching and Excavation Activities - What is Real and What Works
    November 13, 2018
    7:15 am - 9:00 am

October 2018 ASSP Breakfast Meeting Presentation


Trenching and Excavation Activities – What is Real and What Works:  12 Years of Training Observations From a Competent Person Trainer’s Perspective

 This interactive discussion will include OSHA’s perspective on trench and excavation activities, what doesn’t work (“I’ve been doing this work for 30 years with no problems…”), safety culture from a business owner’s perspective, Competent Person requirements, and success stories.


Greg Shreenan’s career spans many years, with the past 15 years spent with Trench Shoring Company.  His responsibilities include providing clients with consultation services as well as training at the Competent Person level.

Greg has also worked extensively with the San Diego Chapter of the AGC and the AGC Apprenticeship Program, offering his expertise to both Member companies and young apprentices as they work their way through the apprenticeship training program.

He has worked with a wide range of public agencies such as the City of Los Angeles, and also numerous water related agencies including the Metropolitan Water District, Western Municipal Water District, Rancho Santa Fe Water District, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, and Lake Hemet Municipal Water District, just to name a few.Major Construction companies with whom Greg has worked include Hensel Phelps, Kiewit Pacific, JF Shea, Skanska, JR Filanc, Pulice, Walsh, Flatiron, Turner Construction, and PCL.

Greg also speaks frequently and does presentations for Trenching and Excavating safety regulations and standards as well as Confined Space Entry for Trench Shoring Company. He has worked a great deal with the military and has worked extensively with the US Army Corps of Engineers standard EM385.


2400 Admiral Baker Rd, San Diego, California, United States