Shoring and Trenching Safety Tips

Trenching and underground excavations are among the most dangerous projects in all of construction, and account for a large number of worker injuries and fatalities each year. There are a lot of worker safety hazards you have to be aware of when planning a trenching or deep excavation project, including cave-ins, hazardous atmospheres, falling objects, and damaged underground utilities. This video from the NAHB Construction Safety & Health Committee highlights some of the most common hazards associated with shoring, trenching, and excavation.

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