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Construction work is dangerous; and work involving trenching and excavating activities tends to be the most hazardous in the industry. Yet, trenching and excavating work is going on all around us. Excavations are needed for the installation and repair of utility lines, replacement of water and sewer lines, construction, and a variety of other jobs. Excavation projects vary considerably, each with its own set of unique problems.

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