California Auger Boring (CAB) is trained and certified in:

  • Gold Shovel
  • Hazwoper 40
  • OSHA 30
  • IS Networld
  • AWS D1.1 Welding Certified
  • Smith Driving
  • Avetta
  • HDD Circuit Training Certified (Iowa)
  • Hazwopper
  • Excavation/Trenching Awareness
  • Fire Prevention
  • CAL OSHA Safety Representative Certified
  • CAL OSHA Gas Tester Certified
  • NCCCO Crane Operator Certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • TWIC Card
  • Confined Space Trained
  • Temp. Traffic Control
  • Forklift Training
  • E-Rail Safe
  • UPRR Trained
  • Metrolink Trained
  • BNSF Trained
  • NCTD Railway Trained
  • Fall Protection Trained
  • Veriforce OP QUAL trained



Safety Plan


California Auger Boring will be the leading provider for Auger Boring Technologies in the industry, providing the tools and service to serve all of our customers needs.

Our Goals

• Provide a safe work environment and be proactive to provide a safe working environment for our personnel and the public.

• Always strive to offer the best customer service and form strong, lasting relationships.

• Offer cost effective and creative solutions for our customers through our experience

To achieve these goals:


Every employee must successfully complete Laborers Union Boot camp, where the emphasis is on Safety and proper operations of tools and equipment.

  • Employees are required to complete California Auger Boring’s New Employee Safety Orientation.
  • All California Auger Boring employees are required to read and familiarize themselves with the California Auger Boring Safety Handbook. The handbook outlines basic safety practices, and the expectations of the company for safety.
  • Employees will be required to wear their task appropriate PPE at all times. This includes an approved hard hat, steel toe work boots, work gloves, eye protection, and safety vest.
  • Each employee is trained in Basic First Aid, and C.P.R.
  • Employees complete the O.S.H.A. 30 Safety Training.
  • Employees complete the Hazwoper 40 Training
  • Foreman are certified Safety Representatives for mining and tunneling and Gas Testers through CAL OSHA

Job Site Safety

  • Prior to beginning auger boring operations, a meeting will be held for the crew consisting of job-site specific safety procedures. At this meeting, employees will be required to date, sign and print their names signifying their understanding of the discussed safety procedures.
  • A tailgate meeting will occur each day before any work has begun. Topics include the weather expected for the day, safety procedures specifically for the work to be completed that day, and any safety concerns or comments regarding the previous work day. Employees will then be required to date, sign and print their names signifying their understanding of the discussed safety procedures.
  • All crew members will continually look for ways to improve safety as well as regulate any unsafe procedures. Any procedure deemed unsafe will be reported to the supervisor and drilling operations will cease until a safe method is approved.*Complete Safety Plan upon request.