Archive for March, 2018

NAHB-OSHA Trenching and Excavation Handbook

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Editorial Inspirations Editing/Indexing/Proofreading

Prevent trenching accidents! NAHB-OSHA Trenching and Excavation Safety Handbook explains in simple language how to comply with OSHA excavation standards on residential job sites. In an easy-to-use English-Spanish format, the book provides guidelines for conducting safe trenching and excavation operations and identifies safe work practices that can prevent serious accidents and injuries. It includes clear explanations and photographs of the following:

  • trenching and excavation hazards
  • competent-person responsibilities
  • soil type and testing
  • protective systems usage
  • house foundations/basement excavations
  • employee training
  • hazardous atmospheres
  • entry and egress into trenches and excavations
  • inspections

April Michelle Davis worked with the publisher to satisfy their requirements while copyediting the English version of this book. April Michelle worked quickly and efficiently and completed the edit within two weeks, editing not only the text but also the many charts and tables.