OSHA Approved Trench Boxes | It's the law! Buy OSHA Approved Boxes. Utility, mechanical and pipeline contractors as well as municipalities engaged in trenching and excavations can benefit from an outright purchase of OSHA approved trench shoring boxes and trench safety equipment.
For over 50 years, the Kwik-Trench mini-trencher has met the shallow trenching needs of rental stores, contractors and golf course superintendents. Simple, push-forward mini-trencher, the Kwik-Trench has proven itself as the fastest, easiest to use, and most economical mini-trencher on the market today.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 were nearly double the average of the previous five years. OSHA has made reducing trenching and excavation hazards the Agency's Priority Goal. Trench collapses, or cave-ins, pose the greatest risk to ...
Most excavation work is done by heavy machinery. Although other equipment can be used, digging typically involves a backhoe loader or an excavator. A backhoe loader has both a rear-mounted digging bucket on a two-part hinged arm and a front shovel-bucket, and is often the only machinery used on small to medium projects.