Excavations and trenching work can expect a number of occupational dangers, including cave-ins, explosions, and suffocations. To prevent a potential catastrophe, use a excavation safety checklist to ensure all safety precautions and parameters are upheld and in practice. Inspect your trenching site and create a safety plan for utilities, wet conditions, access and egresses, hazardous atmospheres, soils, and support systems.
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Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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