Category Archives: Excavation

Excavator Safety Tips

While an excavator is one of the most useful and important tools on a construction site, it’s also a potentially dangerous piece of heavy machinery. This means that safe use and operation is of paramount importance. While excavators likely have many safety features and their operators have undergone training, it would still be helpful to […]

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Understanding Trench Boxes

Excavation and digging trenches are both cornerstones of construction. Another hallmark of construction is safety. The ability to safely dig and maintain trenches for utility purposes like laying pipe or laying cable is crucial to the country’s infrastructure. Enter trench boxes. Trench boxes are devices mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on […]

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