Location & Avoidance of Underground Apparatus - Cat & Genny

By: UTN Training  08/09/2010
Keywords: Health and Safety, safety training, training centre

  • Responsibility under Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • Responsibility to work to HSG47. (The avoidance of underground services)
  • Obtaining and understanding utilities drawings.
  • Observation of surface features – manholes, lamp standard etc.
  • Use of locating Cat and Genny or similar. (Digi Cat)
  • Careful excavation.
  • Practical assessment.

Our course is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways and private land and train them to detect and avoid most burried apparatus.

All delegates should have available & bring with them the following safety equipment:
  • Safety shoes / boots
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Fluorescent Waistcoat/Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Overalls/work clothes

As little as 1 delegate on our open scheduled courses. In-company courses can be arranged for a minimum of 8 and accommodate a maximum of 12.

The delegate who successfully completes this course will recieve an accredited City & Guilds certificate.

This course meets the criteria for CITB grants.

The UTN administration section will give full support for the application of this grant.

UTN provide each delegate with a buffet on all our full day courses.

Keywords: Cat & Genny, Health and Safety, health and safety training, nrswa, safety training, Street Works, Streetworks, training centre