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

Critical Controls

  • Temporary works associated with excavations, underground and overhead services are effectively managed
  • A permit to manage excavations is in place
  • The location, depth and/or height of services is positively identified prior to works commencing
  • Work near underground and overhead services is effectively managed
  • 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
  • Exclusion zones for material, spoil and plant surrounding excavations are maintained and clearly delineated

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