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ESH Manual Page: 7000: Occupational Safety
Rev. 01


1.0 Purpose

It is the purpose of the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority (SDSTA) that all excavating and trenching hazards shall be managed to protect personnel. This standard documents processes, systems and tools to mitigate associated risks. SDSTA references the following to fulfill this standard:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1926.650 to 1926.652, Trenching and Excavation
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

Download Standard as PDF

ESH-(7000-S)-73212 Trenching and Excavation Standard.pdf (379.73 KB)