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  • In the Trenches : Excavation Safety for Workers

Video ID:  1422      Date:  1996      Minutes:  16     

Discusses the problems and hazards in excavation and trenching operations. Presents techniques for improving worker safety, such as shielding, shoring and underpinning. Uses real jobsite conditions to illustrate how to work safely in and around excavations and trenches. CODE VIOLATION: In Washington state, trench protection is required in any excavation 4 feet or more deep. WAC 296-155-657 Requirements for protective systems. This program states the OSHA rule which is less stringent than the state of Washington.

Subjects Covered:  Construction, Excavation, Trenching and Shoring     

Formats Available:  DVD Format     

Closed Captioning/Subtitles:  Yes     

Languages Available:  English     

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