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Prevent trenching accidents! This handbook explains in simple language how to comply with OSHA excavation standards on residential jobsites. In an easy-to-use English-Spanish format, it provides guidelines for conducting safe trenching and excavation operations and identifies safe work practices that can prevent serious accidents and injuries.
It includes clear text and photographs with captions of the following:
- trenching and excavation hazards
- competent-person responsibilities
- soil type and testing
- protective systems usage
- house foundations/basement excavations
- employee training
- hazardous atmospheres
- entry and egress into trenches and excavations
The NAHB-OSHA Trenching and Excavation Safety Handbook is a must have for your company's safety program. Use with this handbook with the Trenching and Excavation Safety Video to provide the most effective training possible.