About Trench Safety

"Technological breakthroughs are yielding new ways to secure trench walls. Innovations mean a greater likelihood of finding solutions that match specific operational and financial needs." Paul McDonnell, Sr. Vice President Trench Safety

What We Do Differently

United Rentals will help you find a customized, cost-effective rental solution for your specific excavation needs. With over 70 trench safety stores 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 plans, to 24/7 rapid onsite repairs, to your own dedicated account manager, we partner with you every step of the way to ensure your operations run smoothly and safely.

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 job site. 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.

Learn About Our Training Programs