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Trench Safety - Hazards In The Trenches

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Once again, confined space work is considered among the most dangerous. Our posters are designed to catch the eye, increase retention and improved safety. That's our hope anyway. So get your unique 12x18 poster today! 

  1. Download it, print it out at a copy & print shop for just a few dollars
  2. Or save some time: have us ship a professionally printed copy to you

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Description

Inspired by a World War II poster, this trench safety poster is an eye-catching way to help trench workers understand the importance of trench safety and the seriousness of working in accordance with trenching and excavation standards.

According to OSHA: Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA defines an excavation as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by earth removal. A trench is defined as a narrow underground excavation that is deeper than it is wide, and is no wider than 15 feet (4.5 meters).

Dangers of Trenching and Excavation
Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are much more likely than other excavation related accidents to result in worker fatalities. Other potential hazards include falls, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres, and incidents involving mobile equipment. Trench collapses cause dozens of fatalities and hundreds of injuries each year.

Protect Yourself
Do not enter an unprotected trench! Trenches 5 feet (1.5 meters) deep or greater require a protective system unless the excavation is made entirely in stable rock. Trenches 20 feet (6.1 meters) deep or greater require that the protective system be de-signed by a registered professional engineer or be based on tabulated data prepared and/ or approved by a registered professional engineer.

Brand

Hard Hat Training, a brand of Safety Provisions, Inc.

Our mission statement is to make safety training easy and affordable, and to invite companies everywhere to stop doing things the hard way and, instead, start doing them the Hard Hat Training way!

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