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Cable and Pipe Avoidance


Half Day

Course Description

Who Is This Course Designed For:

This course is designed to ensure all candidates have an improved awareness of HSG47. It outlines the potential dangers of working near underground services and gives advice on how to reduce any direct risks to peoples' health and safety, as well as the indirect risks arising through damage to services. It includes the use of CAT3 & CAT4 cable avoidance tools.

Course Content:

  1. Legislation
  2. HSG47
  3. Dangers Associated to Cables
  4. Plans and planning
  5. Safe Systems of Work
  6. Safe Digging Practices
  7. CAT3, Genny 3 & CAT4+, Genny 4 Functions
  8. Practice session


An estimated 60,000 underground cable strikes occur every year, which can cause serious injury or death and cost businesses millions of pounds in associated damages and compensation costs.

Course contact Info

Date Posted:
18 December, 2014

Contact Details:
Kelly Green
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