February 18, 2020 | V3 Views:
Trenching and Excavation Safety
Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA defines an excavation as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by earth removal. A trench is defined as a narrow underground excavation that is deeper than it is wide and is no wider than 15 feet (4.5 meters). Click here to learn more about the hazards and how to protect your employees.