Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, our online Digging Awareness 2 hour course is intended to teach individuals of the hazards and safety requirements associated with ground disturbance or excavation activities.
Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, our online Digging Awareness 2 hour course is intended to teach individuals of the hazards and safety requirements associated with ground disturbance or excavation activities. This e-learning course introduces the student to the PROPPER Phases of Safe Digging and some of the key legislation and steps necessary to safely perform a ground disturbance (excavation).
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 Digging Awareness training course.
Module 1 , Introduction to Digging Awareness
Module 2 , Damage Prevention, why is it important
Module 3 , Ground Disturbance & Excavation
Module 4 , Facilities, Damage and Stakeholders
Module 5 , Requirements Prior to Ground Disturbance
Module 6 , The Notification Process
Module 7 , Locating and Identifying Buried Facilities
Module 8 , Hand Exposure and Hand Expose Zones
Module 9 ,Ground Disturbance Safety Procedures
Module 10 , Plan, Review and Organize
Module 11 , Perform Locates and Pre-Excavate
Module 12 , Excavate and Restore
Module 13 , Incidents and Damage Prevention Procedures
This course takes approximately 180 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.