Excavation Marshall / Banksperson

By the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • 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 risks of excavating nea  to underground  services, and the safedigging practices that should be adopted
  • Carry out all end of shift and safe storage procedures

Certification – NPORS, STS Group In-house Certification

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