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Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus


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.


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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 CABWI qualification certificate.


Additional Information

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


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