The Critical Importance of Using Trench Safety Prevent Accidents
Last week, the town of Bethel, CT had a scare when a worker was trapped in a trench requiring several fire departments two and a half hours to rescue him as he was buried up to his chin in dirt. https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/bethel-trench-collapse-leaves-worker-in-serious-condition/2783143/. Also in the news last week, in Brevard County, FL one construction worker was rescued after three hours. Resources from twenty-nine units responded to save him from a trench collapse when water began filling the hole burying him neck deep. https://www.wesh.com/article/collapsed-trench-cocoa/39981521 Unfortunately, in Charolette County, FL, two construction workers putting in a water pipe when a trench collapsed were killed. Heartbreaking news for any family member or coworker to hear. https://www.winknews.com/2022/05/09/1-dead-1-missing-after-charlotte-county-construction-incident/ These accidents serve as reminders that trench safety protocols are put in place to protect lives.
Let Kundel Trench Safety Help
Trench Safety Prevent Accidents | Danger is still ever present inside a ditch. Kundel production safety equipment is designed by a contractor to keep workers safe. From aluminum trench boxes and aluminum shoring options, like the Shorelite Series or V-Panel, to the steel designed Mainline or Utility Trench Boxes, Kundel has everything you need to work safely in the trenches and keep you OSHA compliant on the jobsite.