Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring

Excavation construction operations can expose employees to hazardous conditions such as cave-ins, falls, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres, and incidents involving mobile equipment. This written program includes responsibilities, training requirements, operational procedures, and safe work practices related to work in excavations.

This program applies to anyone who conducts excavation construction operations at San    Diego State University. The requirements in this program are in compliance with the California Code of Regulations Title 8, Section 1540, 1541, and 1541.1. The objective of this program is to enable employees to identify hazards and to establish procedures to prevent injury.

SDSU Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring Program

SDSU Excavation, Trenching, Shoring Checklist (Attachment A)

Fact Sheet - Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring