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I wonder what the procedure is for getting an OSHA permit and how long it
takes.

Michel Blangy, P.E.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Garner, Robert [mailto:rgarner(--nospam--at)moffattnichol.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2007 10:30 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: excavation
>
>
>
> One method that was allowed by OSHA the last time I used it was
> to have a geotech make a recommendation on the soils stability.
> We used trenches 8 Feet deep after a soils investigation
> confirmed that that was suitable and safe.  The geotech report
> was considerably cheaper than the shoring.  And even if the soils
> didn't "calc out", we still wound up with a good soils report on
> which to base the shoring design.
>
> Bob Garner, S.E.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lloyd Pack [mailto:packman90(--nospam--at)qwest.net] Sent: Thursday,
> July 26, 2007 10:24 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: excavation
> On 25 Jul 2007 at 13:20, Bob Freeman wrote:
>
> > > Chris:
> > > In California I understand that any excavation 5(tm)-0? deep
> and deeper
> > needs shoring. I would confirm that with the OSHA documents. I also
> > understand that the fine for not shoring according to code is
> > substantial.
> > > Respectfully,
> > Bob Freeman
> > Architect
> > Structural Designer
> > Integrated Design Services, Inc.
> > (949) 387-8500
> >
> Hello Bob,
>
> I was told that OSHA was okay with depths greater
> than 5 ft. if the width of trench was twice as wide as
> it is deep.  So if this is true and the cost of shoring
> would be much more than the cost of the excavator,
> then wider trenches might be an option.
>
> Take Care,
> Lloyd
>
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