Cable Avoidance Tool
It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to proficiently use a Cable Avoidance Tool.
Who Should Attend
This programme is designed for those personnel who are required to use a Cable Avoidance Tools as part of their work role.
A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials
Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training
Cardiff, Swansea, Client Site.
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operative
Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer's handbook for the particular equipment to be used and be familiar with other sources of information and relevant legislation
Be able to locate and identify the controls of the equipment and explain their functions
Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer's and legislative requirements
Configure the equipment for use
Define underground services
Know how to identify the different types of underground services
Identify risks that underground services can present and how people may be affected by them
Causes of accidents from underground services
Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
Carry out detection tasks
Identify the risks of excavating near to underground services, and the safe digging practices that should be adopted
Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures