Trenching and excavation are one of the most hazardous operations on a construction site – and for good reason. Workers can experience cave-ins, asphyxiation and blunt force trauma from heavy tools or equipment falling into trenches onto workers. As the one responsible for workers’ safety, you need to ensure your construction site is free of hazards or face consequences in court.
Here are some safety tips for construction workers:
Here are other excavation safety tips to prevent casualties and liabilities.
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