OSHA Launches Program to Combat Trenching Accidents

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The program is an update of its 1985 National Emphasis Program on trenching safety.

October 16, 2018
Tom Ichniowski – Engineering News-Record

In the wake of a recent rise in fatal trenching cave-ins, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun a targeted education and enforcement program to try to reverse the trend.

Mr. Ichniowski may be contacted at ichniowskit@enr.com



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