TRANSPORTATION

FOR THE NOVICE, THE EXPERIENCED AND TO ASSESSMENT

It is envisaged that at the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry ,the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an Excavation Marshall Banksperson

  • Have a knowledge of the equipment to be used and be conversant with Method Statements-Risk Assessments-Permits to work

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for use

  • Conduct all pre excavating checks

  • Agree communication signals and emergency procedures

  • Safe positioning of Excavation Marshalling Banksperson

  • Define and identify the different types of underground services

  • Identify risks that excavations can present and how people can be affected

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area

  • Carry out exploratory 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 safe storage procedures