The 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down Week will be June 15-19, 2020. In this webinar, learn about a collaborative effort to increase awareness of the factors that may contribute to trenching incidents and ways to mitigate the risks.

Increasing Awareness of Factors that Influence Trench Safety
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 2pm
Location: Online




  • Scott Ketcham, Director, OSHA Directorate of Construction
  • Joe Wise, Regional Customer Training Manager, United Rentals Trench Safety
  • Dr. Alan Echt, Sr. Industrial Hygienist, NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health
  • Moderator: Eileen Betit, Research to Practice (r2p) Director, CPWR