|Document ID (ISN)||65898|
|Convention or series no.
||Approved code of practice for safety in excavation and shafts for foundations
||Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, Sep. 1995. 50p. Illus. 7 ref. Price: NZD 10.00.
||Part 1 of this code of practice covers trenches and open excavations: general safety provisions (modes of failure, excavations requiring shoring, angle of slope, protection of the public and employees, surface water and drainage, harmful gases); recommended safe practices for excavations; methods of shoring; open excavations. Part 2 covers shafts and drives for foundations: precautions during construction of drilled large-diameter shafts for piling and other purposes; ventilation, gas hazards, symptoms and effects.
||trenching and excavating; New Zealand; construction industry; shaft sinking; foundation work
||sloping of trench sides; pipelaying; ventilation; neighbourhood protection; shoring and bracing; glossary; directive; outbursts of gas; legislation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||New Zealand|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Trenching and excavating
Construction industry and civil engineering