The 2019 Trench Safety Stand Down sponsored by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA) is coming up June 17-21, 2019.  The Trench Safety Stand Down webpage includes information on how to conduct a stand down and resources from NUCA, NAXSA, and OSHA. 

OSHA has a number of compliance assistance materials on trench safety, including:

Reducing trenching and excavation hazards is an Agency Priority Goal for FY 2018 and 2019, and ISEA supports this important goal.