Safety & Training Update - Trenching and Shoring - Protective Systems Design: Critical RolesAugust 26, 2019Objective: To reinforce awareness about the qualifications necessary to design and install protective systems.
Trenches Under 4’ deep
Protective systems are only required if the potential for cave-in exists.
Trenches 4’ – 20’ deep
The following is required:
A registered professional engineer must design the protective system.
Access and Egress
A stairway, ladder, or ramp must be present in excavations that are four feet deep or more.
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