Trench Collapse Articles/Information

United Rentals Offering Trench Safety Training

STAMFORD, CT. — Trench and excavation work represent some of the most dangerous jobs in the construction industry.

Mock Trench Rescue Performed By City, Fire Crews

While city crews and others work hard at not being in the position where they need to be rescued from a trench, it’s good to know there are members of the Moose Jaw Fire Department able to rescue them if the need arises.

OSHA cites company for trench collapse in Lincoln that injured 2

A Nebraska company has been cited after two employees suffered serious injuries when a trench collapsed in Lincoln.

Worker injured in trench collapse

WESTPORT (WFSB) – A worker was injured Friday afternoon when the trench he was working in collapsed.

Coquitlam road closure due to collapse at construction site

A major Coquiltam thoroughfare had to be closed westbound Wednesday due to what the mayor described as a fourth incident at a gas line construction site.

Worker injured in Oak Creek trench collapse

A worker was injured when a trench collapsed at a job site in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek on Monday.

Trench collapse deaths rise but are entirely preventable, experts say

A better economy means more construction of new homes and businesses, but safety experts warn the rush of building can also result in trench collapse deaths or serious injuries on work sites.

Update: Eagle trench injury reportedly caused by drilling machine mishap

BOISE — First responders took an injured man to the hospital Monday afternoon from an accident at an Eagle construction site.

Man dies after falling into 16-foot trench in Stone Mountain

He was part of a construction crew digging a hole to repair a pipe in the subdivision.

Officials ID construction worker killed in trench collapse in Alpine

ALPINE, Utah, April 25, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — The Lone Peak Fire District has identified a construction worker killed on the job when a trench collapsed outside a home under construction in Alpine.

Trench collapse is at least second Utah construction death of 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The deadly trench collapse on Wednesday is at least the second construction-related death in the area this year.

Construction worker rescued from trench in Caldwell

CALDWELL — A construction worker was taken by air ambulance to a local hospital Monday morning after getting hit by a bucket that fell off a tractor into a trench, according to the Caldwell Fire Department.