Take a Stand on Trench Safety

National association encourages plumbers to increase awareness of excavation hazards.
Take a Stand on Trench Safety
A 19-year-old male was buried alive after a trench caved in on workers, Feb. 13, in Cypress, Texas. (Photo and video courtesy ABC 13 Eyewitness News)

The National Utility Contractors Association is urging plumbers and contractors involved with trenching operations to hold a Trench Safety Stand Down.

Accidents caused by cave-ins and other trenching hazards often lead to fatalities and serious injuries, which are...

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