The Aim of the Course is to:
Provide the candidates with the knowledge and practical skills involved in the safe support of excavations.
The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:
Learn the various methods of safe support to excavations using traditional and proprietary systems.
Overcome site condition problems
Erect trench sheets or timbers
Backfill and consolidate
Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?
All personnel who could be involved in the placement of supports for excavations.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises:
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
1 – 4 days depending on requirement of the customer.
Forde Training Services Attendance Certificate