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TACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXCAVATION COLLAPSE EMERGENCIES

06/01/1998
TACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXCAVATION COLLAPSE EMERGENCIES BY ROBERT RHEAPublic safety personnel responsible for mitigating trench collapse entrapments will face a challenging test. Rescuers accustomed to taking quick action and mitigating rescue situations in short order will quickly realize that trench collapse entrapments often become long-term operations. Effective management of a trench collapse incident requires accurate analysis of the incident, strong scene-control techniques, proper hazard-control applications, and effectual support operations.Excavation collapse situations can occur while constructing new underground utilities, repairing existing underground utilities, repairin...

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