Excavation Safety Is Paramount

Excavation Safety Is Paramount

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Excavation safety should always be top of mind on the job site, but with April being National Safe Digging Month, now is a time to emphasize it in particular.

Here’s a compilation of previously published Dig Different stories that provide important information about excavation safety:

  • The goal of trench safety standards is to completely avoid trench collapses in the first place. But should it happen, how should you respond? This article provides a checklist.
  • This article provides an important message — that as many advancements as there have been in the industry to help with safety, i.e. equipment technology, good safety practices ultimately are on individual crew members. Be sure to ingrain that attitude into your team.


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