Trenching & Excavation (Excavation & Trenching)

A construction worker inside a trench with protective shielding spreading rock with a shovel

Make sure shields are designed by a registered professional engineer and are in good condition prior to use.

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Cave-ins, drowning, toxic fumes and electrocutions are some of the hazard workers face in the trenching and excavation industry. Learn what you and your workers can do to avoid these types of hazards.

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