Underground Trench & Confined Space safety

safety at our core

Since 1977, Sunstate has provided industry-leading customer service and top quality construction tool rentals to jobsites of all sizes. Through our Trench Safety Division, we are pleased to offer trench shoring and safety equipment rentals as part of our overall commitment to providing safe jobsite management solutions from a rental partner you can trust.

With Sunstate, safety, integrity and building long-lasting relationships are more than a priority, they are at the core of how we do business. This shows at every step of the rental process from convenient reservations and on-time scheduling to 24/7 emergency support and accurate invoicing. Our team of trench safety experts are ready to help you work below ground or in confined spaces safely and efficiently.

Experience a better way to rent trench equipment by calling Sunstate today!

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(866) 823-3319

Get in the trenches with Sunstate!

Call Sunstate for fast, reliable on-time scheduling. We offer Crane Truck delivery and pickup, as well on preassembly or onsite assembly of your trench boxes.

  • Trench Shields
  • Manhole Boxes
  • Trench Bridges, Walkways
  • Steel Road Plates
  • Modular Shielding Systems
  • Slide Rail Systems
  • Vertical Hydraulic Shores
  • Bedding Boxes
  • Confined Space Safety Equipment
  • Ingress/Egress
  • Pipe Pullers, Lasers
  • KD 6 Sheeting
  • Trench Accessories & More!

Get in. Get out. work Safe.

Competent person & Confined space awareness training

Working below ground or in a confined space brings new challenges to jobsite safety and compliance. Our experts can help keep your crews safe and reduce your exposure to high-risk accidents by minimizing the inherent dangers that come with these unique working conditions.

From soil analysis to shoring, Sunstate’s OHSA-compliant Competent Person & Confined Space Awareness Training provides you and your team with the necessary knowledge and training to stay safe before going underground, and ensures you are able to maintain a jobsite that is in compliance with OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P.  

Avoid costly penalties and prevent devastating working injuries or fatalities by taking the steps to protect your belowground projects. Call the rental people you can depend on at Sunstate Equipment for hands-on, onsite trench safety training.


Contact our Trench Safety team to schedule comprehensive underground safety training for your team. Our training is appropriate for all persons involved in a project, including engineers, superintendents, foremen, machine operators, and on-the-ground workers.

  • Trench Safety Overview
  • Risk & Responsibility
  • Cave-In Prevention
  • OSHA Excavation Standards
  • Compliance Guidelines for Shoring, Sloping, Shielding
  • Soil Analysis & Situational Awareness
  • Protective Systems: Options & Proper Usage
  • Planning for a Safe Jobsite

Trench Safety Div. Locations



12916 US-290

Manor, TX 78653

(737) 208-1790

After-hours support (512) 230-7934

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00


Oklahoma City

5055 S. Eastern Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73129

(405) 594-8624

After-hours support (405) 394-2084

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00



4212 N. Graytown Rd.

Converse, TX 78109

(210) 750-8529

After-hours support (210) 516-2042

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00


Conley (Clayton County)

4460 Moreland Avenue

Conley (Clayton County), GA 30288

(678) 268-6586

After-hours support (470) 446-1255

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00


Grand Prairie

506 Wildlife Parkway

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

(469) 460-6389

After-hours support (469) 435-3696

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00



7410 SE Johnson Creek, Bldg. B

Portland, OR 97206

(503) 777-2017

After-hours support (971) 378-3044

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00



10526 Tanner Rd.

Houston, TX 77041

(346) 335-9001

After-hours support (346) 241-2287

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00



2702 W Valley Hwy N

Auburn, WA 98001

(206) 624-1422

After-hours support (253) 294-3192

MON-FRI 7:00-5:00

Trench installation - crane delivery