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.


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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