Cable Avoidance

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Cable Avoidance – Cat & Genny

Course Duration
Days: 1

Course Objectives
By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Identify different types of underground services.
  • Use pipe and cable locators.
  • Safely operate a basic Cable Avoidance Tool and Genny.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of methods concerning the detection of underground services.
  • Select and understand cable plans.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation

Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Review of HSG 47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services
  • Identifying underground apparatus and supporting utilities
  • Map reading and identification of legends
  • Practical map scale of apparatus
  • DVD (Dead or Alive)
  • Trial holes
  • Introduction to CAT and Genny
  • DVD (CAT and Genny Training)
  • Locating cable run
  • Situations relevant to and injuries from, hitting different utilities

Training Provider Certificate

Refresher Period
Cable Avoidance Refresher Course recommended after 3 years (for regular users).

Categorised in: Roadworks / Utilities / Excavation