Notice of intention to perform construction excavation work

At least 3 days before you start, use this form to let WorkSafe know you intend to perform construction excavation work or trenching.
Last updated

Aug 2018

Reading level

difficult

File type and size

PDF, 249.36 kB

Document length

3 pages

What it contains

Employers or self-employed people performing the following construction excavation or trenching work must send this form to WorkSafe at least 3 days before starting:

  • a trench if the excavated depth is more than 1.5 metres
  • a shaft if the excavated depth is more than 2 metres
  • a tunnel (If the construction excavation will be big enough for a person to enter, or if the excavation is a risk to anyone’s health and safety.)

For further information on excavation works refer to; the Excavation compliance code or contact WorkSafe's Advisory Service on 1800 136 089.

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