There are many excavations and trenching hazards that can result in serious risks to the safety and health of workers. Reducing risk exposures will not only improve worker morale but also enhance the worksite safety culture.

Excavating is a common activity when doing construction work. But digging deep into the earth to lay foundations and build underground trenches has its own set of risks. To ensure you safeguard yourself from the hazards associated with excavations, it is important to know what the dangers are and learn how to protect yourself as well as your co-workers.

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