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OSHA Excavation and Trenching Worksite Analysis
Go-Eun Tunnel Project 2025 / Lara Euodia Kim / 24 Sep 2020
Inspection score
86.36%
Failed items
6
Created actions
3
Client / Site
Go-Eun Tunnel Project 2025
Location
1793 23rd Ave SE, Tuttle, ND 58488, USA
Conducted on

24th Sep, 2020

10:47 AM PST

Prepared by
Lara Euodia Kim
Failed items
6
Audit / Safe Entry and Exit
Are access ramps designed by a competent person?
No
Actions
In progress
Redesign access ramps with non-slip surfaces
Audit / Safe Entry and Exit
Do ramps have a non-slip surface?
No
Audit / Safe Entry and Exit
Are ladders secured?
No
Audit / Vehicle Safety
Is there a trained flag person who designates traffic at the excavation site?
No
Notes
trained flagger not present upon inspection
Photos
Audit / Vehicle Safety
Are all workers trained to use hand or mechanical signals as a way to communicate?
No
Actions
To do
Schedule hand/mechanical signals refresher for trained flaggers
Audit / Inspections
Is the site inspected when there is a change in the size, location or placement of the spoil pile?
No
Actions
To do
Inspect the excavation site when there is a change in the size, location or placement of the spoil pile
Actions
3
Audit
6
3
86.36%
Spoil Placement
100%
Are spoils at least 2 feet back from the excavation?
Yes
Photos
If spoils are not 2 feet back, do you use retaining devices, such as a trench box, to protect the excavation site?
N/A
Are the spoils placed so that rainwater and other run-off move away from the excavation?
Yes
If spoils can’t be placed safely at the excavation site, are they hauled to another location?
N/A
Protection Systems
100%
Has a competent person selected the site’s protection system?
Yes
Has a competent person overseen the installation of the protection system?
Yes
Photos
Is the protection system accurate for the soil type?
Yes
Notes
soil type A
Photos
Is the protection system inspected every day by the competent person?
Yes
Safe Entry and Exit
3
1
62.5%
Do all workers have a safe way to enter and exit if the excavation is 4 or more feet deep?
Yes
Is access within 25 lateral feet of workers?
Yes
Are access ramps designed by a competent person?
No
Actions
In progress
Redesign access ramps with non-slip surfaces
Do ramps have a non-slip surface?
No
Do all workers walk upright on an earthen ramp?
Yes
Are ladders secured?
No
Do ladders extend at least 36 inches above the landing?
Yes
Photos
Do all workers avoid using metal ladders if electricity is present at the site?
Yes
Vehicle Safety
2
1
60%
Do all workers wear a warning vest marked with or made of reflectorized or high visibility materials?
Yes
Is there a trained flag person who designates traffic at the excavation site?
No
Notes
trained flagger not present upon inspection
Photos
Are all workers trained to use hand or mechanical signals as a way to communicate?
No
Actions
To do
Schedule hand/mechanical signals refresher for trained flaggers
Is the excavation site fenced and barricaded at night?
Yes
Does mobile equipment have a warning system?
Yes
Surface Crossing
100%
If there is a vehicle crossing, is it designed and installed under the supervision of a registered professional engineer?
Yes
Photos
Do walkways have a minimum clear width of 20 inches?
Yes
Are walkways fitted with handrails?
Yes
Do walkways extend a minimum of 24 inches past the surface edge of the trench?
Yes
Water Management
100%
If there is water, does the site have special support or shield systems approved by a registered professional engineer?
Yes
Does the site have water removal equipment, such as pumps, used and monitored by a competent person?
Yes
Photos
Are surface waters diverted from the excavation?
Yes
Do all workers use safety harnesses or lifelines?
Yes
Are employees required to leave the site during rainstorms?
Yes
Is the site carefully inspected by a competent person after each rain and before employees are permitted to re-enter?
Yes
Hazardous Atmosphere
100%
Is the atmosphere tested for possible oxygen deficiency or build-up?
Yes
Is the oxygen content maintained at between 19.5% and 21%?
Yes
Is ventilation provided to prevent flammable gas build-up to 20% of lower explosive limit of the gas?
Yes
Is emergency response equipment readily available?
Yes
Inspections
1
1
87.5%
Is the excavation site inspected by a competent person?
Yes
Is the site inspected daily and before the start of each shift?
Yes
Is site inspected after rainstorms?
Yes
Is the site inspected after other events that could increase hazards such as snowstorms, windstorms, thaws or earthquakes?
Yes
Is the site inspected when fissures, cracks, sloughing, undercutting, water seepage or bulging at the bottom occur?
Yes
Is the site inspected when there is a change in the size, location or placement of the spoil pile?
No
Actions
To do
Inspect the excavation site when there is a change in the size, location or placement of the spoil pile
Is the site inspected when there is indication of change or movement in adjacent structures?
Yes
Are site inspections documented?
Yes
General Safety Practices
100%
Are all workers wearing hard hats at all times?
Yes
Do all workers avoid working or walking under a suspended load?
Yes
Do all workers avoid working on faces of sloped or benched excavations above other employees?
Yes
Photos
Recommendation
List recommendations here
Excavation safety meetings to be conducted with emphasis on hand/mechanical signals for trained flaggers and identification/proper use of safe access ramps onsite
Completion
Full Name and Signature of Inspector
Lara Euodia Kim, RPE
24th Sep, 2020 11:32 AM PST
Media summary
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