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Safe Digging Supervisory Course
This Supervisory-level Ground Disturbance online training course is aimed at developing advanced excavation, locating, marking, and communication skills and attitudes, and explains the necessary process to plan and safely perform all job actions as per applicable regulatory requirements, acts, and industry best practices set out by all levels of government.
The online course will include 10 modules designed to encompass all supervisor and worker level job requirements, an exam with unlimited attempts to complete, and a printable certificate.
Who Should Take This Course?
All individuals, including supervisors, ground disturbers, excavators, project managers, and workers, who work in the ground disturbance (excavation) industry will benefit from this e-learning supervisory ground disturbance training course.
*This certificate is valid for 3 years. Individuals or employers may use their best judgment to set their own expiration period from within their training account.
|Average Duration: 8 Hours|
|Printable Certificate Upon Completion|
|Plastic Proof Of Training Card Available|
|Unlimited Exam Attempts|
|Accepted Across Canada|
|Valid for 3+ Years*|
|Self-Paced. Available 24/7|
|Live Student Support|
|Permanent Record of Training|
|User Management Tools Available|
1. Intro to Safe Digging
Lesson 1 explains safe digging operations, the importance to all stakeholders, and how corporate policies and procedures can relate to safe digging operations.
2. Legislation & Damage Prevention
Lesson 2 covers the legislation around locating and marking, ground disturbance, and hydrovacing operations, and the damage prevention process.
3. Stakeholders and Damage Prevention
Lesson 3 will provide you with the ability to understand the use of the Common Ground Alliance, use one-call centres, and explain the locator and stakeholders roles in the excavation process.
4. Information Sources & Visual Inspection
Lesson 4 provides an overview of the various information sources you will use to verify facilities, how to understand documents and records, and recognize warning signs.
5. Hazards, Obstacles & Safety
Lesson 5 covers the process of safely managing a ground disturbance operation, including risk management, and understanding electrical hazards.
6. Locating & Marking
Lesson 6 will give you the theory behind the different types of locating and marking methods used to verify underground facilities, and how to locate and mark specific obstacles.
7. Hydrovacing & Facility Verification
Lesson 7 goes over the process of Hydrovacing and safe equipment operating procedures, as well as how to effectively verify the facilities you are excavating.
8. Safe Excavation
Lesson 8 explains how to monitor, test, and select the appropriate safety precautions to prevent hazardous situations from arising while excavating different areas.
9. PROPPER Method of Safe Digging
Lesson 9 provides an overview of the P.R.O.P.P.E.R methodology used to create a safe environment while doing excavation on a worksite.
10. Incident Prevention
Lesson 10 covers the common situations that cause harmful or dangerous incidents, how to identify hazards and unsafe practices, and explain the corrective actions.