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Slide 18


    Title: OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness in Construction Industry 29 CFR 1926
    Type: Text and Image Slide
    Content: Additional Requirements for Specific Workplaces/Operations
    - 29 CFR 1926.651: Specific excavation requirements


    • Provide emergency rescue equipment when an excavation contains or potentially contains a hazardous atmosphere
    • Ensure that person(s) attend the equipment in case of emergency.
    • Provide and ensure the use of a safety harness and lifeline when employee(s) perform work in bell-bottom pier holes or similar deep and confined footing excavations
    [Includes image of workers in a trench]