Excavation Collapse

Credit: 3 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $45.00
Pages: 25

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Course Summary:

On August 22, 2006, around 11:00 a.m., a more than 40 foot high, steep excavated slope suddenly collapsed. The collapsed earth deposits buried a nearby excavator and killed the operator inside the cab. The excavator was cleaning the base of the slope when the incident occurred.
Excavation Collapse

Learning Objective:

By the end of this course the student will learn the cause and origin of this slope collapse.

Course Author

Franco F. Davati, P.E.

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