June 17-21 was Trench Safety Stand Down Week.

United Rentals held Trench Safety Stand Downs at all 92 of its branches. The Philadelphia branch held a Stand Down on June 21. The Stand Down included a Confined Space Trailer Simulator, a High Angle Rescue Demonstration off Scaffolding, and a presentation from Eric Giguere, a worker who survived a trench collapse.

The event was sponsored and supported by the following organizations:

Other GBCA members who attended the Stand Down include,