Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus

Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus

Designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways.


Course Overview

Number of Delegates: Maximum 8

Duration: 1 Day

Overview: This course is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways and private land and train them to detect and avoid most buried apparatus.

A light lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.

Who Should Attend

Everyone connected with excavation will benefit from this course, including: designers and planners, safety personnel, site management and all operational staff including machine operators.

Course Content

  • Responsibility under Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Responsibility to work under HSG47
  • Obtaining and understanding utilities drawings
  • Use of locating Cat & Genny or similar
  • Careful excavation
  • Practical assessment.

Final Qualification

Candidates will gain a SQA qualification certificate.

Additional Information

This course is highly participative with both theory and practical sessions, highlighted by the use of PowerPoint presentation.

Course Dates

There are currently no dates for Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus scheduled, but this doesn't mean we can't run a course especially for you and your staff. Simply fill out the form with your required training or call us on 03301 340 201