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JSA for Excavation Work

Graham Marshall - Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Activities involving the digging of trenches or tunnels by hand or using machines pose significant risk. 

The risk management tasks to ensure worker safety include the prevention of collapse of excavation walls and adjacent structures. 

Excavation work should only be undertaken once an appropriate Job Safety Analysis has been undertaken.

In our shop you'll find a JSA that gets workers thinking about the hazards they face when working in excavations and how they can control the risk. 

To find the JSA, simply click here

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