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Trenching and excavation written program

Trenching and excavation program

The trenching and shoring program is designed to provide our employees with appropriate protection from injury due to the risk associated with hazards that may be found in or around excavations or trenches.

The type and level of safety procedure will be dependent on the specific hazards to be controlled at each job site. Once defined and unless otherwise specifically instructed otherwise, all company employees will follow proper trenching and shoring procedures in accordance with their training and instruction.  Failure to properly adhere to these procedures is grounds for disciplinary actions up to and including termination.


This article is provided solely as a reference tool to be used for information purposes only. The information in this article shall not be construed or interpreted as providing legal or any other advice. The information material does not amend the provisions of any insurance policy issued by CompSource Mutual. It is not a representation that coverage does or does not exist for any particular claim or loss under any such policy. Coverage depends on the facts and circumstances involved in the claim or loss, all applicable policy provisions, and any applicable law.

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