Trench Collapse

Credit: 1 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $15.00
Pages: 12

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Course Summary:

On February 4, 2018, around 3:00 a.m., two employees of Archer Western were inside the trench working on the pipe. The entire concrete barrier wall, approximately 121 feet long, collapsed into the trench killing the two employees who were in the trench.
Trench Collapse

Learning Objective:

The learning objective of this course is for the student to learn what was the cause and origin of this collapse.

Course Author

Franco F. Davati, P.E.

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