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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LIBRARY
Collection of Safety/Health Videos and DVDs

Excavation and Trenching
15 records

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CAVE-IN! TRENCHING AND SHORING SAFETY - VHS
¡Derrumbes! Seguridad al Zanjar y Apuntalar
Call Number: VHS 309
( English Spanish )
Coastal | 20 minutes | Year Produced: 1994

This video discusses the dangers of trenches and excavation operations, soil types, protective trench systems, and various safety procedures to be used when doing trench/excavation work.


CAVE-IN! TRENCHING AND SHORING SAFETY - DVD
¡Derrumbes! Seguridad al Zanjar y Apuntalar
Call Number: DVD 309
( English Spanish Portuguese )
Coastal | 18 minutes | Year Produced: 1994

This video discusses the dangers of trenches and excavation operations, soil types, protective trench systems, and various safety procedures to be used when doing trench/excavation work.


EXCAVATION AND TRENCHING SAFETY AWARENESS DAY TELECONFERENCE - VHS
Call Number: VHS 406
( English )
USDOL/OSHA | 120 minutes | Year Produced: 1999

This program, a joint production of the N.C. Department of Labor, the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, N.C. State University, Carolinas AGC, and CompTrust AGC of the Carolinas, took place on January 28, 1999. In addition to a question and answer session by a panel of safety experts, the video contains news footage of several trenching accidents.


EXCAVATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION - Online (streaming)
Excavaciones en Construccion
Call Number: VOD
( English Spanish )
USDOL/OSHA | 20 minutes | Year Produced: 2011

These two online videos (part of OSHA's Construction Hazards Prevention Videos series) address excavations in trenching and soil classification. This series can be accessed from Federal OSHA's website: https://www.osha.gov/dts/vtools/construction.html


INCREASING AWARENESS OF FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE TRENCH SAFETY - Online (streaming)
Call Number: VOD
( English )
CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training | 63 minutes | Year Produced: 2020

A recorded webinar posted on CPWR's YouTube channel that discusses: "...a collaborative effort to increase awareness of the factors that may contribute to trenching incidents and ways to mitigate the risks.": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uegUCd7gCJo *Please note that--according to CPWR, "n the slope example provided during the second presentation, we mistakenly stated that that the slope would be 13 feet based on a bottom width measurement of 5 feet. To be more accurate, the bottom width measurement in this example should have been 3 feet."


ON SOLID GROUND: A PLAN FOR SAFE EXCAVATION AND TRENCHING - VHS
Call Number: VHS 159
( English )
AGC of America | 20 minutes | Year Produced: 1990

This video shows you how to evaluate site conditions, conduct a soil analysis, determine the safest and most effective protection for workers and how to design a protection system


OSHA-ASSP TRENCH SAFETY STAND DOWN - Online (streaming)
Call Number: VOD
( English )
American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) | 80 minutes | Year Produced: 2020

A recorded version of a joint ASSP-OSHA webinar posted on Vimeo: "Experts from OSHA and ASSP discuss trenching safety and industry best practices to prevent injuries and fatalities": https://vimeo.com/430826049


PROTECT WORKERS IN TRENCHES WEBINAR - Online (streaming)
Aprenda Más sobre Zanjas y Excavaciones
Call Number: VOD
( English Spanish )
OSHA Office of Training and Education | 62 minutes | Year Produced: 2019

"A new video developed by OSHA Region VI Training Institute Education Centers offers guidance on how to prevent injuries and fatalities from common hazards in trenching and excavation: https://vimeo.com/317491728 *The one-hour video focuses on: *Cave In Protection *Best Practices *Resources *Other Hazards in Trenching *The video is free of charge and will be available for viewing beginning October 15th. Please register to receive a link to the video by completing the form on this page": https://info.midsouthoti.org/vpppa-region-6-video-1-0-0 *To access the Spanish version, complete this online form: https://info.alliancesafetycouncil.org/trenching-spanish


TRENCH EMERGENCY - VHS
Emergencia Trinchera
Call Number: VHS 311
( Spanish )
Coastal | 16 minutes | Year Produced: 1993

Program demonstrates best procedures for dealing with a trenching emergency


TRENCH TALK: STAYING SAFE IN THE TRENCHES - Online (streaming)
Call Number: VOD
( English )
Rocco Rescue | 61 minutes | Year Produced: 2020

A recorded webinar posted on Rocco Rescue's YouTube channel: https://tinyurl.com/ybk64ff9 "A discussion of key trench safety guidelines, the importance of the Competent Person, and what to do and what NOT to do in the event of a trench collapse. Presenters George Kennedy (NUCA, VP of Safety) and Tim Robson (Roco Rescue, Chief Instructor) have over 50 years of combined experience in teaching on trench safety and trench rescue topics.


TRENCHING AND SHORING SAFETY - VHS
Call Number: VHS 208
( English )
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc | 11 minutes | Year Produced: 1990

Four aspects (site evaluation, protective systems, general safety practices and emergency response plans) of creating a safe work environment for excavating are detailed.


TRENCHING AND SHORING SAFETY - VHS
Operaciones de Excavación y Trincheras
Call Number: VHS 605
( Spanish )
The Training Network | 13 minutes | Year Produced: 1994

Demonstrates safety considerations of trenching, including public utilities, weather conditions, shoring techniques and respiratory dangers.


TRENCHING AND SHORING SAFETY: COMPETENT PERSON - DVD
Call Number: DVD 730
( English )
Safety Source | 25 minutes | Year Produced: 2011

This video program presents an overview of excavation and trench safety basics. It's designed to train employees on the responsibilities of a competent person and compliance with CFR 1926.650. Topics include causes of fatalities, causes of cave-ins, hazardous atmospheres, and soil classification & testing. This DVD also comes with support material (e.g., Leaders Guide).


TRENCHING AND SHORING: TRENCH BOX INSTALLATION - VHS
Call Number: VHS 310
( English )
Coastal | 13 minutes | Year Produced: 1996

Discusses trenches and proper installation of trench boxes.


TRENCHING REGULATION BASICS - VHS
Call Number: VHS 214
( English )
City of Charlotte DOT | 25 minutes | Year Produced: 1992

Defines "competent person" and discusses such topics as: warning signs of cave-ins, ropes and barricades, sloping, access and egress, braced excavation, hazardous atmospheres, and rescue.