Safe Support For Excavations

1 – 4 days depending on customer requirement

This course will cover..

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Other current relevant regulations
  • Overcome problems caused by ground conditions and services
  • Strike supports with due regard to safety
  • Consolidation and backfilling
  • Safe working practices
  • Identification of hazards associated with excavations
  • Effects of weathering
  • Recognition of rock and soil structures
  • Hand or mechanical means of excavation
  • Erection of trench sheets or timbers to shallow or medium depth trenches using pinchers and close sheeting methods

Entry Requirements

Good understanding of spoken and written English.