Soil Types – Canada & United States
The type of soil determines the strength and stability of trench walls.
In most Canadian Provinces, soil types fall into four categories.
Inspection Tip: Take Photos
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But some pictures are worth a lot more than that. Like the one that saved a construction company over $40,000! The company used a photograph taken by a company representative during the walk around phase of an OSHA inspection, to successfully challenge a $43,000 citation.