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Worker Safety: Reduce Trenching and Excavation Hazards

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

Deputy Goal Leader: Scott Ketcham, Acting 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.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates