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Trench safety awareness. Trench protective systems: use and management (supersedes 2005-133d).
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-133D, 2006 Apr; :CD-ROM
This document has been developed by NIOSH Spokane Research Laboratory in cooperation with trench protective systems rental companies and is designed as a training resource. This lesson is intended to provide an introduction to trench safety and the benefits of using trench protective systems. This document does not replace instructor-led or hands-on instruction from certified safety training personnel or courses specifically designed to cover OSHA and/or state specific training requirements.
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-133D
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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