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Course Aim

The Programme

This 1 day programme has been designed to help the excavation operatives to avoid danger from underground services while carrying out their daily work routine. The programme will meet the needs of the company, the client and the Health & Safety Executive.

Safe digging practices has been identified as a core skill that all employees who carry out excavating work as part of their general work routine require. For example, those requiring training are Operatives, HSEQ Advisors, Managers, compliance Officers, Supervisors, Auditors and Authorising Engineers.

Course Agenda

What Will be covered?

  • Safe Dig Drawings
  • Cable Location
  • Safe Digging Practices
  • Tooling Selection
  • Pipeline Awareness
  • Risk Assessment

Aims & Objectives

At the end of this programme, the delegates will be able to:
  • Understand the main aims of HSG47
  • Read safe dig drawings
  • Use the Cable Avoidance Tool (C.A.T) & Genny in all three modes
  • Be able to apply the main parts to the safe digging practice

Course Details

Registration is based upon successful completion of the training programme and associated written and practical assessments. Registration is valid for 3 years from the date of completion. Price incl. EUSR registration fee of £28.50

EUSR Safe Digging Practices


1 day
6 (max)
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Experienced trainers
Refreshments & buffet available
Free on-site parking
Free on-site wifi available
Per Person
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