Ground Disturbance 201

GROUND DISTURBANCE 201

This course is endorsed by Utility Safety Partners (USP), formerly Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA).

This classroom Utility Safety Partners (USP) endorsed course is designed for planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are required to develop, plan, or undertake any kind of ground disturbance.  Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

*  Explain the importance of the damage prevention process
*  Outline ground disturbance stakeholder responsibilities
*  Identify and define ground disturbance
*  Describe hazards associated with ground disturbance
*  Identify approvals and permits that may be required
*  Explain how to search for, locate and identify buried facilities
*  Describe methods for exposing buried facilities
* Outline the procedures to follow if damage is caused or found

To view the Utility Safety Partners website for full endorsement details:
//utilitysafety.ca/committees/training-standards/endorsement

This course is eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program in the following provinces:
* Alberta CEU Value: 0.6
* Saskatchewan CEU Value: 0.8

 

 

 

Duration: 8 hours

Location: In-Class

Course Capacity: 20

Fee: $185

Upcoming Course Dates:
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