NJLTAP Enews Volume 20 – Issue 5 – September/October 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 were nearly double the average of the previous five years. OSHA has made reducing trenching and excavation hazards the agency’s priority goal. Check it out on the

On the OHSA website you can find resource videos such as “the five things you should know to stay safe” and additional resources for construction tips, typical hazards and solutions, and extra safety precautions workers can take to ensure they remain safe on the job.

September/October 2018