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Field Studies with Innovative Safe Excavation Technology, Final Research Report.


PB2006101507

Publication Date 2005
Personal Author Bernold, L. E.
Page Count 32
Abstract This research project focused on two specific work related hazards of pipe installation, cave-ins and underground utilities. Both thrusts addressed the problems through technological interventions. This final report presents an exciting and successful endeavor that produced tangible results ready to be deployed in the field to save lives and increase productivity at the same time.
Keywords
  • Hazards
  • Excavation
  • Safety
  • Pipes(Tubes)
  • Technology innovation
  • Installation
  • Pipelines
  • Underground utilities
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Corporate Authors North Carolina State Univ. at Raleigh.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 200605
Field Studies with Innovative Safe Excavation Technology, Final Research Report.
Field Studies with Innovative Safe Excavation Technology, Final Research Report.
PB2006101507

  • Hazards
  • Excavation
  • Safety
  • Pipes(Tubes)
  • Technology innovation
  • Installation
  • Pipelines
  • Underground utilities
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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