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Service Avoidance in Excavations

   Course duration: 4-6 Hours
   Validity: 3 Years
   Accreditation: JBS (CITB Approved Standard)


Service strikes have the potential to cause serious injury and even death, but even the most minor will case disruption to site works and usually substantial cost.


This course is based around the standard 5-point plan for service detection and avoidance, it is the recognised hierarchy of measures to minimise the risk of strike during excavations. Practical exercises throughout the course, at each stage of the plan ensure that delegates are learning best practice. The plan includes the use of signal generators and cable avoidance tools in various configurations to increase the effectiveness of the scan.


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