EUSR Excavation Rescue

Courses aimed at the Civil Engineering sector in Scotland


Scottish Civils Training Group, Inverness
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This course is available on the Scottish Civils Training Group website.


About Excavation Rescue

This safety course introduces the learner to the theoretical and practical side of rescue from open excavations. The course has been designed to cover current legislation and guidance including the HSE’s L101 and the use of davit arm systems along with stretchers and harnesses.

Learners will become familiarised with the component parts, assembly and use of davit arm systems on trench boxes and sheet piles.

The half day course can accommodate up to 8 delegates per day.

Course Objectives

  • Identify current legislation and guidance in relation to working in confined spaces
  • Duties of rescue
  • Recognise potential weather hazards
  • Be able to safely install, use and remove davit arm systems

Who will benefit

Managers, supervisors, and/or operatives who are required to oversee and/or carry out work in or around excavations. Where a design specifies the use of a excavation rescue system such as a davit arm you are required to hold a formal training qualification to show you are trained and competent to assemble and use the equipment.

Categorised in: Roadworks / Utilities / Excavation

About Scottish Civils Training Group

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The Scottish Civils Training Group (SCTG) works with civil engineering companies to provide relevant training at discounted rates.

All course prices advertised are exclusive of VAT and apply to member companies only. Please view the website for information on how to join the group.

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