Apologies Peter, I should have made it clear "ambiguity between various
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From: "Peter Wardle" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2006 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] Entrenching tools, trench depths, the IFA and Health
> Tevor wrote.
> "There is clearly considerable ambiguity between various bodies, and
> indeed individuals, ".
> There is no ambiguity the correct thing is that stated by the HSE which
> over rides everything else. There is much ignorance in archaoelogy about
> this very basic simple point. The sides of an excavation must be safe.
> There is no set height after which shoring or other means of ensuring that
> collapse does occur have to be applied. It must be a major concern that
> this has to be discussed at all on Britarch.
> Dr Peter Wardle