Preventing Trench Collapses and Fatalities, by OSHA

Safety Articles from Desert Diamond IndustriesTwo workers die every month in trench collapses, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). To prevent this, they’ve provided the following materials to increase safety in trenches and prevent deaths from trench collapses.

Tip o’ the hat to Workers’ Comp Insider.

OSHA, “Trenching and Excavation Safety” Fact Sheet (PDF)

OSHA, “Working Safely in Trenches ” Quick Card (PDF)

OSHA, “An Unprotected Trench Is an Early Grave” Poster (PDF)

Remember, we’ll be exhibiting the Ductile Iron Safety Blade, Ductile Iron Ring Saw Safety Blade and Carbide Chunk Blade in Booth 3087 at the American Water Works Association‘s ACE13 conference in Denver, CO from June 9 to 12! See our press release for details.

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