What is the maximum distance between two adjacent accesses in a long excavation?


What is the maximum distance between two adjacent accesses in a long excavation?







A ladder must be present within 25feet, of employees working in excavation.

In open excavation – At least every 30m on the perimeter, if less than 1.2m deep

         -  At every 7.5m on the perimeter, if more than 1.2m deep





When is an excavation considered as a confined space? 

If depth is more than 1.2m
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