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
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
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
Excavation Death Trap: Not Today Video
This video details safety inspectors catching an unsafe excavation operation in process.
Video Length: 1:14
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
Trench Collapse Rescue Video
This video shows the rescue of a worker trapped in a collapsed trench.
Video Length: 7:25
Author: Craig Smith