EUSR – Understanding Safety in Excavations

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Duration: 1 Day (Max 12 )


Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, safety professional and/or operatives who are required to oversee excavation activities.


This theoretical safety course 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.


Achievement of the standard demonstrates effective performance, by being able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge:

• Identify the dangers and hazards associated with working in excavations.
• Differentiate between soil types and conditions.
• Recognise suitable ground retention systems.
• Carry out risk assessments related to excavations.
• Recognise the hazards, and implement control measures for those hazards.
• Understand current legislation, policies and procedures associated with safety in excavations.

Training Methods

Classroom based training covering the theoretical and practical dangers of excavation work.

  • HSWA 1974
  • CDM 2015
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Confined Spaces Regulations
  • HSG 47
Additional info

This course can be delivered both at our training facility or at your premises incorporating your companies risk assessments, procedures and permits to works.

Have a query about a course?
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22 03 21


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


£182.00 (includes EUSR smart card fee) + VAT
Portadown Training Centre (Head Office)

Training Location

Portadown Training Centre (Head Office)
Industry Training Services Ltd 7B Derryneskan Road Portadown Co Armagh BT62 1UH
Industry Training Services


Industry Training Services
028 3839 8700
[email protected]
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