Arkansas Department of Labor & Licensing

Excavation and Trenching

  • This form must be completed by any public body (state agency, county, municipality, school district, or other local tax unit or improvement district) awarding a contract for a public construction project which will involve any trench or excavation of five feet (5’) or more. Arkansas Code § 22-9-212.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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  • Arkansas Code § 22-9-212 also requires that the current federal OSHA standard for excavation and trenching be incorporated into the project’s specifications and that the contract bid form include a separate pay item for trench or excavation safety systems.

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