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Excav – Presentation

31 Points of Discussion on Excavation Safety CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Presentation 2

Excavating is recognized as one of the most hazardous construction operations Fatality rate for excavations is twice that of construction CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Presentation NUCA

2013 Damage Prevention Partnership Seminars - Be knowledgeable about the OSHA excavations standard • Be capable of identifying hazards • Have the authority to take immediate action • Know how to classify soil type • [...]

Excav – Rules ENG

Here are ten basic rules that both employers and workers need to be aware of when working in trenches and excavations. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Soil Nailing Narrative

Soil nailing is a construction technique that can be used as a remedial measure to treat unstable natural soil slopes or as a construction technique that allows the safe over-steepening of new or existing [...]

Excav – Trench Shield Diagram

The Excavation standards do not require a protective system when an excavation is made entirely in stable rock or when an excavation is less than 5 feet (1.52 meters) deep and a CLICK HERE [...]

Excav – Explanation of the Regs

To better assist excavation firms and contractors, OSHA completely updated the existing standard to simplify many of the existing provisions, add and clarify definitions, eliminate duplicate provisions and ambiguous language, and give employers added [...]

Excav – Gas Line Explosion

The pictures below are a result of a farmer using a post hole digger without calling for "locates" and he hit an underground, high-pressure cross country gas pipe. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Excav – Graphics

Sloping & Benching - Type A-25 soil, Type B-45 soil & Type C-80 soil CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Outline

Earthwork regulations apply to both Excavation & Trenching Excavation; most often a broad cut into the grade, wider than it is deep. Trench; a cut into the grade that is deeper than it is [...]

Excav – Presentation 1

People die in excavations! See Fatal Facts Regulations 29 CFR 1926, Subpart P CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Presentation ADOSH

A 59 page presentation on Excavation -  Scope and Application: this subpart applies to all open excavations made in the earth’s surface, including trenches. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

OSHA REGULATIONS

Excav – Excav and Trenching OSHA Directive

This section highlights OSHA standards, the Regulatory Agenda (a list of actions being taken with regard to OSHA standards), directives (instructions for compliance officers), and standard interpretations (official letters of interpretation of the standards) [...]

Excav – Presentation OSHA

The greatest risk at an excavation • How to protect employees from cave-ins • Factors that pose a hazard to employees working in excavations • The role of a competent person at an excavation site CLICK [...]

Excav – Sloping and Benching OSHA 1926 Subpart P App B

Scope and application. This appendix contains specifications for sloping and benching when used as methods of protecting employees working in excavations from caveins.  The requirements of this appendix apply when the design of sloping and [...]

Excav – Soil Classification OSHA 1926 Subpart P App A

Scope and application 1) Scope. This appendix describes a method of classifying soil and rock deposits based on site and environmental conditions, and on the structure and composition of the earth deposits. The appendix [...]

Excav – Soil Classification OSHA Explanation

Earth material that is excavated must be properly sloped or supported for construction and safety purposes. The factors and specifications that relate to this protection are outlined in 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P Appendix [...]

Excav – Trench & Excavation OSHA Fact Sht SPN

Two workers are killed every month in trench collapses. Each worker in a trench shall be protected from a cave-in by an adequate protective system. Some of the protective systems for trenches are CLICK [...]

Excav – Trench Safety OSHA Fact Sheet ENG

Two workers are killed every month in trench collapses.The employer must provide a workplace free of recognized hazards that may cause serious injury or death. The employer must comply with CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Excav – Trench Safety OSHA Quick Card

Two workers are killed every month in trench collapses. Each worker in a trench shall be protected from a cave-in by an adequate protective system. Some of the protective systems for trenches are: CLICK [...]

Excav – Trenching & Excavation OSHA Guide

Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Excavation standards, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926, Subpart P, contain requirements for excavation and [...]

Excav – Trenching and Excavation OSHA Fact Sheet

Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA defines an excavation as any man-made cut, cavity, trench or depression in the earth's surface formed by earth removal. A trench is defined [...]

Excav – Trenching Quick Card OSHA Revised 2018 ENG

Poster:  When done safely, trenching operations can reduce worker exposure to cave-ins, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres, and hazards from mobile equipment. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Excav – Trenching Quick Card OSHA Revised 2018 SPN

Poster - SPN version :  When done safely, trenching operations can reduce worker exposure to cave-ins, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres, and hazards from mobile equipment. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Excav – 4. Soil Classification OSHA Subpart P App A

This appendix describes a method of classifying soil and rock deposits based on site and environmental conditions, and on the structure and composition of the earth deposits. The appendix contains definitions, sets forth requirements, [...]

Excav – 5. Sloping and Benching OSHA Subpart P App B

This appendix contains specifications for sloping and benching when used as methods of protecting employees working in excavations from cave-ins. The requirements of this appendix apply when the design of sloping and benching protective [...]

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