Work Around Underground Utilities
Hazards posed by striking buried underground utilities include property damage, injury, electrocutions, and even explosions. In addition to OSHA rules, workers should be aware that there may be specific state, municipal, or local rules for “Call before you dig” where the work is being done.
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Work Around Underground Utilities, Construction
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