Preventing Worker Deaths from Trench Cave-ins
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-208
Note: This publication supercedes 2011-180
Workers are at risk of death from cave-ins during trenching and excavation activities. NIOSH recommends engineering controls, protective equipment, and safe work practices to minimize hazards for workers.
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