Excavationsby U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Trenching and excavation work presents serious hazards to all workers involved. Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are much more
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Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations.This booklet highlights key elements of the standard, shows ways to protect employees against cave-ins, and describes safe work practices for employees.
Trenching and excavation work presents serious hazards to all workers involved. Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are much more likely than other excavation-related accidents to result in worker fatalities. Other potential hazards include
falls, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres, and incidents involving mobile equipment.
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