SHOC offers a 1 day course that is designed for delegates who require the ability to design and create a Safe System of Work when working near all underground utilities In accordance with Health and Safety Guidance HSG47 and Construction Design and Management Regulation 34.
This guidance outlines the dangers which can arise from work near underground services and gives advice on how to reduce the risks
It is aimed mainly at clients, designers, planning supervisors, employers, operators, managers and supervisors and applies to situations where work involves penetrating the ground at or below surface level.
Two Trainers with over 65 years’ experience working on the underground and overhead electricity network.
A personal detailed help pack containing picture identification of the underground network and relevant safety information and advice
Abbreviations for electricity distribution terminology
Example of HSG 47 working document
Outside exercise in use of cat and genny
Questionnaire to be completed in order to obtain certification
Upon completion of the course SHOC will offer the following at no further cost:
On-going support / Working partnership
Dedicated contact details of the trainers for advice and support
Free updates provided for the help pack as and when changes occur
This course will enable the delegate to:
Understand their legal responsibilities
Adopt Safe Digging Practice around underground apparatus
Identify common utility colours and materials
Operate and use a cat and genny
Working in close proximity to all underground utilities in accordance with Health and Safety Guidance Notes HSG47
Introduction to GS6 ( avoidance of overhead power lines)
Working in close proximity to sub stations
Special requirements for safe working in close proximity to high pressure pipe lines
Understanding utilities drawings and plans
Providers in training of ALL CAT’s and Gennys including latest RD800 and ECAT 4 Models. Working in close proximity to electricity sub stations. Special requirements for safe working in close proximity to high pressure / Oil Fuel pipe lines Interpretation of utilities drawings and plans.