Safety Alert - Workers Engulfed In Trench Collapse
Division Author: Construction and Utilities Program
Date First Published: 02 August 2011
Summary: Safety alert regarding increased risk of trench collapse due to recent wet weather. Details control measures to minimise the risk of trench collapse.
Safety alert regarding increased risk of trench collapse due to recent wet weather. Details the control measures employers and principal contractors can take to minimise the risk of trench collapse.
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