The fatality rate for excavation work is 112 percent higher than the rate for general construction, OSHA data shows. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 36 workers were killed in excavation or trench collapse incidents in 2016, nearly surpassing the combined total from 2014 and 2015. One cubic yard of soil can weigh up to 3,000 pounds;... Continue Reading →
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