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Protection

Published On: 22-09-2019

Protection of Employees Each employee in an excavation must be protected from cave ‐ins by adequate and approved protection systems. Protection systems must have the …

Excavation

Published On: 22-09-2019

Definitions Benching – A method of protecting employees from cave‐ ins in Class A or B soil (benching is not allowed in Class C soil) …

Soil Types

Published On: 22-09-2019

The angle of the slope depends upon the properties of the soil in which the excavation has been made. Chemical bonding, or cohesion, refers to …

Access

Published On: 22-09-2019

In trenches 1.2 meters (4 feet) or more in depth, ladders, steps, ramps, or other safe means of access/egress will be provided and located no …