SS 562:2010

Code of practice for safety in trenches, pits and other excavated areas


Covers the typical hazards associated with excavations, such as collapse of excavation face, falling into the excavation, soil movement resulting from excavation and hazards posed by machines used. Also covers any area where excavation is conducted, such as in buildings and engineering construction worksites, road works and works associated with the utilities.




Status Current
Edition 2010
No. of Pages 55
ICS Classification 93.020 Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -