Excavation Toolkit - National Safety Council
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Excavation Safety Resources

Here you will find vital safety information for workers in the excavation field. In response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated the National Emphasis Program on preventing trenching and excavation collapses. NSC is proud to partner with OSHA in bringing these materials to you.

Best Practices

Planning Tools


Fact Sheets and Other Resources

Toolbox Talk