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Mar
03
Need a Shield? What to Know Going into the Rental

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You are smart! You have concluded that a shield is the best option for your project. Time, money and safety are big priorities.

Renting and installing a trench shield is very easy, but there are a few things to figure out before you rent:

Size of Trench: Width, Length, Depth?

Equipment on site: What can you handle? Weight? Max Reach? Bucket Size?

This will determine what type of shield or box you can handle. Aluminum shields are light and customizable, and can be moved around with just about anything. They are stackable if weight is still an issue. We can give you 2 shorter shields instead of 1 tall shield.

Steel trench shields are heavier just by the fact that they are made of steel. If you need a shield that can take a hit, go wit...


Feb
08
Construction to begin on a $1.9 billion widening of the I-405 freeway in Orange County

By Sean Emery | semery@scng.com | Orange County Register

PUBLISHED: January 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm | UPDATED: January 23, 2018 at 2:28 pm

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405 Freeway Construction


Jan
11
HOW DO TRENCHES COLLAPSE?

Essentials: Plasticity and Soil Classification

What does all this have to do with you? It is information vital to work in accordance with shoring safety standards. More importantly, it is vital information if you are digging a trench and want to protect yourself and coworkers from a trench collapse. Classifying soil type is a large part of safety compliance. One of the first questions you should ask regarding the soil at a trench site: “Is this sandy soil?” or “Is this clay soil?”. No matter how you form the question in your mind, the fact is this: the protection of life and health as it concerns trench safety begins with proper soil classification. The type of protective equipment needed to protect workers in a...


Oct
07
TRENCH SAFETY TIPS - TOOLBOX TALK

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Trench Safety Tips - Toolbox Talk


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06
EXTENSIVE PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

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