Trenching safety: Things to know

Trenches can pose risks to employees. This guidance may help control the risks that trenches on worksites create for employees.

Published: 05 Oct 2021
File type: PDF
File size: 5.21 MB
Length: 12 pages
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Information on risk controls such as:

  • benching
  • battering
  • shoring
  • trench shields

Considerations such as:

  • fall protection
  • ground conditions
  • when to notify WorkSafe

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