Trench Shoring 1

Sloping The Trench Walls


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Trenches and excavations must be sloped or shored if they are over 1.22 metres or 4 feet in depth. Trench walls should be sloped to a stable face. The slope must have a ratio of 3/4 (0.75) horizontal to 1 vertical or less.
                                         






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 Types Of Trench Shoring

1. Sloping The Trench Walls.
2. Trench Shoring In Compact Soil.
3. Trench Shoring In Loose Soil.

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