NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3304.7 – Access to Excavations

The existing code required at least one means of egress from general open-cut excavations. The revision incorporates the OSHA requirement for multiple means of ingress/egress for trenches (trench definition: 4 feet or greater in depth and 15 feet or less in width) greater than 25 feet in length.

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