Competent Person - Trenching and Shoring program focuses on the safety training of the competent person. It occurs year after year, workers needlessly dying in trench cave-ins. The tragedy lies with the fact that these workers should have never have been in a situation in which their lives were on the line. Based on National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health statistics, an average of 60 workers die in cave-ins annually. According to NIOSH, these deaths are entirely preventable. Key Words: Competent Person, Trenching and Shoring, Safety Training, Trench Cave-ins, Tragedy, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, Prevention, Safety Video, Safety Training, Safety DVD. Runtime: 29 Min. WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH VHS OR DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions & Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.