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After completion of the course the candidate will:

• 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 risk 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

TSI Training Ltd, Easington Lea Farm West,
Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3UP