|Document ID (ISN)||76947|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Health and safety in excavations - Be safe and shore
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Feb. 1999. vi, 58p. Illus. 49 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
||During work in excavations, many construction workers are killed and injured in the collapse of inadequately-supported excavations. Aimed at all persons involved in the construction process, this booklet provides guidance on precautionary measures to avoid accidents caused by the collapse of ground during excavation work. Contents include: hazards and control measures; planning, design and management, legal requirements in the United Kingdom.
||trenching and excavating; United Kingdom; shoring and bracing; training material; construction industry
||legal aspects; training manuals; safety by design; glossary; safe working methods
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Trenching and excavating
Construction industry and civil engineering