Archaeological Safety Considerations On Construction Sites
Free (open access)
391 - 399
E. S. Patterson
When archaeological remains are uncovered due to construction operations, construction workers, archaeologists, Cultural Resource Management (CRM) personnel and even the general public are potentially exposed to additional hazards. This paper reports on specific hazards and their causes associated with archaeological excavations and other exposures on construction sites. Various protective measures for archaeological work are reviewed to help ensure safe operations on construction sites. Keywords: safety, risk management, archaeology, construction, job sites, risk assessment, cultural resource management.
safety, risk management, archaeology, construction, job sites, risk assessment, cultural resource management