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EXCAVATION WORK CODE OF PRACTICE 2013 (2013)
This Code provides practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with excavation work. This Code applies to all types of excavation work, including bulk excavations more than 1.5 metres deep, trenches, shafts and tunnels.
The guidance in this Code is relevant to excavation contractors as well as persons conducting a business or undertaking who have management or control of workplaces where excavation work is carried out, such as principal contractors.
PN11577 Excavation work – Code of Practice 2013
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland