Construction workers chances of getting killed on the job doubles when they’re working in a trench. Trenching & Shoring Safety in Construction Environments helps facilities comply with OSHA’s regulations and safe work practices that can prevent accidents from occurring. An average of two employees are killed every month when the trench they’re working in collapses on them. Many of these deaths and thousands of injuries can be prevented when employees understand the hazards that can be encountered in trenching work.
Topics covered in this program: Include the hazards of trenching; the competent person and worksite inspection; soil types and protective systems; ongoing inspection and testing; access, egress, setback and equipment, working defensively and more.