OSHA Signs Alliance to Better Protect Trenching and Excavation Workers
OSHA has signed a two-year agreement with trade organizations, labor unions, and industry stakeholders to protect workers in trenching and excavation. The initiative will focus on hazards related to trenching, such as falls and struck-by objects, and provide resources, guidance, and educational sessions to improve safety practices. OSHA emphasizes the importance of prevention and proper inspections before entering a trench. The partnership aims to connect workers with vital safety information and promote safe work practices in the industry.