For decades, McAninch Corporation has performed soil stabilization on the construction projects they have been involved with. Historically, this excavation process was done for two main reasons. The first reason was to dry the soils, which the old timers would call “powdered sunshine”, and the second reason was to change the characteristics of the soils.
Complacency is perhaps one of the biggest problems we face in completing our daily tasks. It is an attitude that determines how we respond to given situations. In my safety career, I wish I would have kept track of how many times I have heard “we have always done it this way”.