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Excavation work can be as simple as digging a trench to install a pipe or as complex as building an underground tunnel.
Although most excavations are temporary, they are a place of work and must be made safe for people to work in and to protect others in the vicinity. LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this talk you will understand:
• the underground services you need to consider before you excavate;
• what precautions you must take while excavating;
• how excavations should be constructed; and
• safe work practices you should use when working inside an excavation.