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Worker Safety: Reduce Trenching and Excavation Hazards

Goal Leader: Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health

Deputy Goal Leader: Dean McKenzie, Director, Directorate of Construction

Goal Statement: By September 30, 2019, increase trenching and excavation hazards abated by 10% compared to FY2017 through inspections and compliance assistance at workplaces covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.