CSCS Location of Underground Services Training (LUGS)

Course Aim:

cscs vehicleOur two day CSCS Location of Underground Services course aims to ensure learners are competent to plan, organise, manage & undertake work, where there is a risk of contact with underground energy sources or services using cable avoidance tools & signal generators.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course the learners will;

  • Understand the types of services & hazards likely to be encountered when breaking ground
  • Learn to use Cable Avoidance Tools & Signal Generators (CAT & GENNY) to locate, pinpoint & trace underground services
  • Understand the practice of “Safe Digging” when undertaking Excavations or Trial holes
  • Demonstrate ability to safely conduct activities in accordance with legislation & the HSA Approved Code of Practice for “Avoiding Danger from Underground Services”

Course Programme:

  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • HSA Approved Code of Practice for “Avoiding Danger from Underground Services”
  • Risk Assessment – Safe Systems of Work – Planning the Work

Training Methods:

Classroom based presentation on power-point with some practical experience of locating underground services.

Who Should Attend?

Those employees (i.e. Managers, supervisors & operatives) who are required to plan, organise, manage or undertake work, where there is a risk of contact with hazardous underground energy sources or services.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 8 learners
  • 2 Days
  • SOLAS CSCS Identity Card & FETAC certification will be awarded to those who successfully complete & pass this two day course
  • Learners must have an up to date Safe Pass Card & their own PPE (e.g. Safety Footwear etc….)
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.