Excavation and Trenching Safety

Excavation and Trenching Safety

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 This lesson identifies the safe procedures minimizing the hazards of working in or near excavation and trenching sites and adhere to safe practices applying to the heavy equipment used in excavation.

• Recall procedures for safe excavation and trenching

• Recall safe practices and procedures for trenching and excavation equipment

• Identify types of tools and equipment used for excavation and trenching

• Identify items on a safety checklist for excavations and trenches