N027

Excavation Marshall – Banksperson

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N027

Excavation Marshall – Banksperson

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Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an Excavation Marshall – Banksperson.
  • Have 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 Marshall – Banksperson.
  • Define and identify the different types of underground services.
  • Identify risks that excavations can present and how people may 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.

Course Duration

Novice
1
3

Refresher
1
3

Experienced Worker Assessments
1
6