Important aspects include the use of real examples from the geotechnical industry and delivery by chartered advisors who are from within the industry.
This course is definitely not 'another CAT and Genny course' and is the only externally verified course in the UK carrying the IOSH badge.
Consequences of getting it wrong
Current Legislation and Guidance
What's in the ground
Maps and plans
Safe systems of work
Safe digging practices
CAT and Genny training
Alternative detection methods
Practical elements will be carried out outside and delegates will require appropriate outdoor clothing / PPE. Delegates who successfully pass the written and practical assessments at the end of the course are awarded an IOSH certificate for 'Avoiding Danger from Underground Services'.
HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING PROVIDED TO OVER 1000 GEOTECHNICAL MANAGERS, TECHNICIANS, ENGINEERS AND DRILLERS SINCE 2014
At the end of the course the delegates should be able to:
Understand the guidance within HSG47
Understand the importance of maps and plans
Appreciate the limitations of maps and plans
Plan the work and create a safe system of work
Understand safe digging practices
Have a practical appreciation of using a CAT and Genny
Have an awareness of other detection techniques
BESPOKE, SPECIALIST TRAINING FACILITIES FOR GEOTECHNICAL HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING
This course is aimed at anybody involved in specifying, instructing, managing, supervising or actually breaking ground and carrying out intrusive work.
"Something which all groundworks operatives should undertake. This course would be invaluable for them and prevent many strikes due to mistakes, bad practices and misconceptions. Very good and useful content."
The Paddocks, Home Farm Offices, The Upton Estate, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6HU
This course can be delivered for your staff at your offices anywhere within the UK, depending on availability.
If you are interested in a bespoke health and safety course for your staff, get in touch today.