Trench And Excavation Hazards


4 min read Trench and excavation hazards are higher than general construction. Cave-ins kill two workers every 30 days. Hear how to keep workers safe in your big digs. In this podcast, Dan Clark describes trenching protective systems, including sloping, benching, shoring and shielding. You’ll also hear tips from safety official and excavation expert Dan Taillefer about the dangers of interrupting utilities, vehicle traffic, weather and more. Also discussed are OSHA requirements on soil types (A, B and …

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