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What United Rentals Trench Safety does differently

United Rentals will help you find a customized, cost-effective rental solution for your specific excavation needs. With over 92 Trench Safety locations and the largest fleet of shoring and underground excavation rental equipment in North America, we make sure you get what you need, when you need it, on time and on budget.

Our comprehensive support program is here to guide you from start to finish. From experienced in-house Registered Professional Engineers (RPEs) who help design your plan, to your own dedicated account manager, we partner with you every step of the way to ensure your operations run smoothly and safely.

PRODUCTS

Reliable Trench Safety systems

With our advanced, cost-effective trench products, you can select the most secure excavation method for your project.

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Prepare for Trench Safety Stand Down Week

Trench Safety Stand Down Week (June 20-24, 2022) is a nationwide initiative to reinforce the importance of working safely in and around trenches and excavations. Learn more about Trench Safety Stand Down Week and how United Rentals promotes safety in all trench and excavation projects.

INDUSTRIES

Explore our Trench Safety industry expertise

Explore our products and solutions by industry.

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Engineering Services

Our dedicated engineering department creates custom underground solutions that fit your project and budget. Our innovative, efficient solutions will help save you time and money over traditional shoring techniques.

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Trench Safety through Training

As the nation’s largest provider of Trench Safety training programs, our certified trainers have real trench experience and know the local, state, provincial and federal regulatory issues that affect your jobsite. You can choose from professional training courses offered online, onsite, or at one of our local store locations including excavation for competent person instruction, confined space entry training, safety and fall protection, site-specific regulatory compliance and operator certifications for equipment.

RESOURCES

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Internal Excavation Support: Hydraulic Bracing and Struts

United Rentals Trench Safety presents an overview of manufacturer’s tabulated data highlighting important elements and providing tips for working within tab data requirements and recommendations for what to do when conditions change.

Understanding Manufacturer's Tabulated Data

United Rentals Trench Safety presents an overview of manufacturer’s tabulated data highlighting important elements and providing tips for working within tab data requirements and recommendations for what to do when conditions change.

Understanding the Confined Space Standard for the Construction, Power and Telecommunication Industries

United Rentals shares its knowledge on the newest confined space standard, with added information on how power, electrical and telecommunication workers should test and then manage hazards found in confined or enclosed spaces. While construction, power and telecom do have unique OSHA rules, this session will help you understand what will cause a normally harmless space to be potentially considered as a permit-required confined space.

Increasing Productivity: Underground Storage Tank Shoring

The United Rentals Trench Safety Team discuss ways to increase productivity in underground storage tank shoring applications including shoring types and differences, geotechnical considerations, installation procedures, and the economics of shored versus open-cut installations.

Trench Safety E-book
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Download United Rental's Guide to Trench Safety

Working in trenches and other excavations is one of construction’s most dangerous activities, but there are safety precautions and regulations in place to make most trench accidents preventable.

United Rentals presents a Guide to Trench Safety to put the real consequences of trench and excavation accidents into perspective — and to serve as an overview to help you create a strong culture of trench and excavation safety.

Download our e-book and contact a United Rental's Trench Safety expert today to learn how we can help you.

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