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Increasing Awareness of Factors That Influence Trench Safety



Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. E.T. (1 hour+)


Increasing Awareness of Factors that

Influence Trench Safety



Eileen Betit, Research to Practice (r2p) Director, CPWR



Scott Ketcham,Director, OSHA Directorate of Construction
Joe Wise,Regional Customer Training Manager,

United Rentals Trench Safety
Dr. Alan Echt,Sr. Industrial Hygienist,
NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health


Trench incidents and fatalities have increased over the past several years -- so much so that OSHA, intent on reversing this trend, updated its National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation in October 2018. Learn about a collaborative effort to increase awareness of the factors that may contribute to trenching incidents and ways to mitigate the risks.You will have the option of submitting questions for the panelists in advance.


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Please be aware that the webinar platform enables 1,000 people to attend live; however, everyone who registers for the event will automatically receive the recording.



5/28/2020 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM