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Excavation Safety - Good Practice Guidelines

This good practice guideline supersedes the ACOP for Excavation and Shafts for Foundations, and provides practical guidance to manage excavation health and safety risks.

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Last updated 26 August 2016


On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.