EUSR Appreciation of Excavation Safety

1 day
20 MAX

The theoretical safety course is mapped to both EUSR and the National Occupational Standards and introduces the learner to the basics of working around excavations. Designed as an awareness course, particular emphasis is provided to key aspects of managing and/or overseeing excavation work.

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Course Objectives

  • Understand general and specific legislation and guidance pertaining to excavation, construction and groundworks. Examples are: HSWA 1974, CDM 2015, HSG150, HSGG 47, Work at Height Regs 2015, PUWER 1998, Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, EUSMUNC07, EUSGNC007, COSVR370 
  • Recognise when and why excavation support should be employed and the specific safety and shoring systems to prevent near misses, accidents, injuries and/or fatalities on-site 
  •  Distinguish between good and bad practices via increased education in this specialist area
  • Identify ground/soil types and changeable conditions faced on-site, including dealing with water 
  • Carry out or interpret Risk Assessments, Permits & Temporary Works Designs

Certification

  • EU Skills - EUSR SMART card with photo id, qualification stated on back of card 
  • EU Skills – EUSR Virtual Registration is available upon request in lieu of plastic SMART card
  • Electronic Groundforce Training certificate also provided via email
  • EUSR qualifications are valid for 3 years,
  • On or before your qualification(s) expiry date you’ll need to renew in order for qualification(s) to stay on the EU Skills register
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Who Will Benefit?

Managers, Supervisors, safety professionals and/or operatives who are required to oversee excavation activities.  It is highly recommended that those who physically install, inspect and/or remove shoring systems or require a more in-depth knowledge of excavation safety, attend the appropriate 'live' dig practical training course(s). 

Additional Information

  • Delegates receive a personal copy of our excavation learners' notes for reference 
  • This course can be delivered with your companies specific risk assesment(s), procedure(s) and permit(s) to work and will maintain the EUSR accreditation
Additional Information

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  • EUSR qualifications that have not yet been registered by our administration team won’t show. For example, if you were on a course yesterday.
  • EUSR qualifications that are expired won’t display (even if 1 single day expired)
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