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Document ID (ISN)51721
CIS number 89-845
ISBN(s) 0-477-03422-5
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Safety in construction No.5
Title Excavation
Bibliographic information Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, rev. ed., 1988. 40p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: glossary of terms; scope; general and particular safety provisions; recommended safe practices; trench excavations (detailed shoring requirements are presented in a table, with additional illustrations); a safety check list for trenching; open excavations; shafts and drives. In appendices: legislative summary; noise levels produced by various kinds of construction machinery, with associated limitations on length of exposure.
Descriptors (primary) trenching and excavating; construction industry; construction sites; New Zealand
Descriptors (secondary) noise; trench shoring; limitation of exposure; safety guides; glossary; directive; check lists; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Trenching and excavating
Construction industry and civil engineering