EUSR Category 2: Implement Safe (Digging) Excavating Practices

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1 Day course  Max 8 delegates

Course Aims
This safety critical course includes both theoretical and practical assessments in order to increase
the knowledge required for those working to safely excavate and maintain holes and trenches
using both hand tools and hand held power tools. Often referred to as Safe Digging Practices, our
instruction goes beyond traditional ‘in-house’ sessions and is mapped to both EUSR and National
Occupational Standards.

Course Content

How to locate and detect services

  • Interpretation of utility drawings
  • Typical depths
  • Hazards
  • Identification of services
  • Practical session
  • Carrying out the excavation
  • Maintenance of the excavation
  • Your responsibilities
  • How to locate and detect services
  • Interpretation of utility drawings
  • Typical depths
  • Hazards
  • Identification of services
  • Practical

 

Course Objectives

• Interpret utility drawings and line search documents to identify underground services
• Use safe digging techniques to carry out and maintain excavations
• Identify the dangers and hazards associated with excavations

Who will benefit?

This course is for anyone managing or working within or around excavations and need to minimise
the risks associated with digging in the ground where services are often present. Suitable to
individuals who must manage or be aware of the imminent dangers associated with excavations
and their collapse.

What will you recieve?
On successful completion you will receive an EUSR accredited certificate and EUSR photo ID card
with qualification printed on reverse, which is valid for three years.

Categorised in: Excavations & Roads / Utlilties