A comprehensive Risk Assessment for a digging out foundation trenches.
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- Recognised by local authorities
- Recognised by principal contractors
- Suitable for CDM sites
- Approved by H&S managers
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Some sample text from this document reads:
‘Falling from height (into excavation)
Serious or fatal injury could occur if a worker falls from height into an excavation
• Physical barriers to be erected around excavation
• Appropriate ladders, correctly secured and extended one metre above floor level, should be used to enter and exit the excavation
• Adequate shoring or battering of the sides to a suitable angle to prevent collapse
• Area around the excavation should have good housekeeping with trip hazards removed
• Vehicles to be kept away from excavations where possible’