Dig out trenches Risk Assessment

A comprehensive Risk Assessment for a digging out foundation trenches.

This document is:

  • Recognised by local authorities
  • Recognised by principal contractors
  • Suitable for CDM sites
  • Approved by H&S managers

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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’



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