Learners will become familiarised with the necessity for identifying various ground conditions, and will come to understand a variety of methods for utilising the appropriate ground retention system(s). This course includes practical training and assessments whilst installing ground support systems in a live dig environment.
•Identify the dangers and hazards associated with working in excavations
•Differentiate between soil types and conditions
•Recognise suitable ground retention systems
•Carry out risk assessments unique to excavations
•Recognise the hazards, and implement control measures for those hazards
•Understand current legislation, policies and procedures associated with safety in excavations
•Be able to safely install, remove and inspect proprietary shoring equipment and gain practical experience in doing so
•Interpret specific temporary work designs
The two day course can accommodate up to 8 delegates per day.
•EUSR photo id card with qualification stated on back of card