Working around trenching operations is hazardous. Prior to regulations, fatalities climbed to over 100 deaths every year. The root cause of trench fatalities is due to absence of trench protection. Issues still exists when employers opt for short cuts or not providing shoring to save money or time. A lesson you can take away from this presentation is to clearly understand that trenching operations are hazardous and risks are predictable. and other day to day risks and hazards.
Runtime: 10 Min