Intent – To eliminate or minimise the risks of fatalities, injuries and events arising from excavations.

Critical Controls

  • Temporary works associated with excavations, underground and overhead services are effectively manage
  • A permit to manage excavations is in place 
  • The location, depth and/or height of services is positively identified prior to works commencing 
  • Excavations are controlled to effectively manage temporary works, access, egress, stability and traffic interactions. 
  • Shoring and benching/battering are in place as per the geotechnical design 
  • Handover/Interface with follow in trades is effectively managed 
  • Backfill of excavations are effectively managed

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