Free Excavations and Trenching Safety Videos for Training and Awareness

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Worker Pulled into Ground by Quicksand Conditions

A look at what happens when the ground beneath you suddenly becomes quicksand.

Video Length: 6:59

Video Author: WorkSafe BC


5 Things You Should Know to Stay Safe

A very brief new video from the U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta.

Video Length: 0:49

Author: U.S. Department of Labor



Excavations in Construction: Trenching Video

The free animated trenching safety video outlines the requirements for working safely in trenches.

Video Length: 9:02

Author: OSHA


Excavations in Construction: Soil Classification Video

This video will teach employees how to classify soil types, and the limits of each type of soil.

Video Length: 11:11

Author: OSHA


Trench Cave In

An Oregon OSHA inspector catches a crew working unsafely in a trench, and death is narrowly averted when the trench collapses.

Video Length: 1:30

Author: Tim Marcum, Oregon OSHA Compliance Officer


Excavations: A Guide To Safe Work Practices Video

This comprehensive video on excavations provides excellent guidance on safe work practices.

Video Length: 20:46

Author: WorkSafeBC


Excavation Death Trap: Not Today Video

This video details safety inspectors catching an unsafe excavation operation in process.

Video Length: 1:14

Author: WorkSafeBC


Young Construction Worker Buried When Trench Collapses

The story of 24-year-old Curtis Zanussi who was seriously injured when the trench he was working in collapsed and buried him.

Video Length: 6:43

Author: WorkSafeBC


Trench Collapse Rescue Video

This video shows the rescue of a worker trapped in a collapsed trench.

Video Length: 7:25

Author: Craig Smith


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