Trenching and Excavation Safety

Date: October 14, 2009

Trenching and Excavation is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Please join us for a presentation on Trenching and Excavation Safety by Kurt Stranne*, P.E., C.S.P. Attendees will receive in-depth information about this topic including the ten most common trenching and excavation code violations and how to keep workers safe on the job.

 *Kurt Stranne (pronounced "Straw-nee") is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington and is a Certified Safety Professional. Mr. Stranne is the owner of Apex Consulting Engineers, LLC, providing construction safety consultation, site safety inspections, and training. As the Safety Director for a large Pacific Northwest consturction contractor, he built a successful safety culture that significantly reduced workplace injuries. Mr. Stranne is an instructor at the OSHA Region X Education Center and is the Course Director for Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics.

For further details about this event, please contact Anne Laughlin, Safety Summit Coordinator, at 206.812.3824 or email alaughlin@smartwa.org.




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"The Safety Summit is a wonderful example of what can be achieved when employers, labor, and government work cooperatively to attain a common goal - in this case, the reduction of deaths and serious job-related injuries."

Richard Terrill
OSHA Region X