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Excavation, Trenching and Shoring Safety

Construction work is dangerous; and work involving trenching and excavating activities tends to be the most hazardous in the industry. Yet, we see trenching and excavating work going on all around us. Excavations are needed for the installation and repair of utility lines, replacement of water and sewer lines, swimming pool construction, even grave digging. Excavation projects vary considerably, each with its own set of unique problems.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-17 15:54:18
Description Construction work is dangerous; and work involving trenching and excavating activities tends to be the most hazardous in the industry. Yet, we see trenching and excavating work going on all around us. Excavations are needed for the installation and repair of utility lines, replacement of water and sewer lines, swimming pool construction, even grave digging. Excavation projects vary considerably, each with its own set of unique problems.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword Worker safety, Manual, Excavations
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-17 15:50:52
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2009-09-17 15:54:19
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-17 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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