US Dept of Labor

Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationWe Can Help

Alert: Due to technical difficulties with the website, some pages are temporarily unavailable.
To file a complaint with OSHA or to ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Grantee Name: University of Texas at Arlington Grant Number: SH-16580-07 Grant Year: 2007

The grantee developed safety training materials regarding the recognition and abatement of excavation and trenching hazards. Training materials include an excavation safety manual and PowerPoint presentations.

Excavation and Trenching

Title Length Format File Size
Excavation Safety for the Construction Industry
Excavation Safety, Part 1 95 slides PPT* 8.0 MB
Excavation Safety, Part 2 119 slides PPT* 12.6 MB
Excavation Safety Manual 33 pages PDF* 946 KB

DISCLAIMER: This material was produced under grant number SH-16580-07 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U. S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U. S. Government. The U.S. Government does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION: This material is the copyrighted property of University of Texas at Arlington. By federal regulation, OSHA reserves a license to use and disseminate such material for the purpose of promoting safety and health in the workplace. The University of Texas at Arlington hereby authorizes employers and workplace safety and health professionals to use this material, distributed by or through OSHA, in their workplaces or practices in accordance with the guidance contained in the material.

To this end, permission is granted to use such copyrighted material solely for non-commercial, instructional, personal, or scholarly purposes. The material may be used and incorporated into other workplace safety and health programs on the condition that no fee may be charged for the subsequent use of the material. Use of the material for any other purpose, particularly commercial use, without the prior, express written permission of the copyright owner/s is prohibited. Furthermore, any modification to the material is prohibited without the prior, express written permission of the copyright owners.


Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Training and Education at (847) 759-7700 for assistance accessing PowerPoint materials.

*These files are provided for downloading.

Page last updated: date

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close