Cat & Genny Training

Cat & Genny Training from Kentec Training Ltd

By: Kentec Training Ltd  14/11/2011
Keywords: safety training, health and safety training

Course Overview: This training course covers the use of the standard C Scope and Radiodetection ‘CAT’ (Cable Avoidance Tool) and ‘Genny’ (Signal Generator) to meet the HSG47 Health and Safety Guideline for avoiding danger from underground services. Each candidate will be instructed in the correct location techniques, methods of detection and limitations of the equipment. Suitable for: For anyone in an organisation who is responsible for tracing underground services prior to excavations. Course Objective: The aim of this course is to provide each candidate with the knowledge needed to safely and correctly operate a Basic Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) along with a Signal Generator (GENNY) when tracing underground services. The course consists of theoretical and practical training involving hands on use of the actual locators to detect and trace the route of buried services. This will cover the different types of buried services that exist, current legislation concerning detecting buried services, the safety implications of not using a locator plus ancillary locating work to be done (use of cable plans, observation of evidence in the street etc.) This course covers the following: Underground Services - Identification Methods Regulations with respect to Detecting and Tracing Underground Services Reasons for using locators Hazards arising from the use of Cable Avoidance Tools and Signal Generators and precautions which should be observed Identification of types and limitations of Cable Avoidance Tools and Signal Generators Implications of damage, handling and transporting of equipment Inspecting, calibration and testing of equipment The methods of safe use of pipe and cable location equipment, along with basic locating techniques Safe working practices Practical session where each candidate will be instructed and assessed on their ability and competence in using the CAT & Genny in the local area.

Keywords: health and safety training, safety training

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