EUSR Excavation Safety Cat 3, 4 & 5

EUSR Excavation Safety Category 3, 4 & 5 (Formerly Deep Excavation)

EUSR Excavation SafetyThree categories of EUSR Excavation Safety courses are available with 3B Training. Three categories teach you how to Install, Inspect and Remove various entities.

  • Timber Shoring Sytems (Category 3)
  • Steel Shoring Systems (Category 4)
  • Proprietary Shoring Sytems (Category 5)

Course length:
Two days

Who is it for:
Supervisors, Managers, Safety Managers and Operatives who work around excavations.

Course Objectives

The EUSR Excavation Safety course is delivered through as both classroom and practical course. The practical element includes the installation of ground support systems. This is done as if it was a real-life situation. They will have to do this to a set temporary works design.

By the end of the course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Remove, inspect and install timber, steel and proprietary support systems.
  • Conduct a risk assessment.
  • Assess various ground types.
  • Plan work activities in line with the relevant procedures, legislation and guidelines.
  • Write a  Temporary Work Design and Design Briefs

Course Content

The EUSR Excavation Safety course covers the below topics:

  • Legal requirements
  • Excavation Safety
  • Why an excavation would fail
  • An installation guide to excavation
  • HSG 150 Safety in Excavations
  • The Angle of Response
  • The CIRIA Report
  • The risks of Excavation (Asbestos and Leptospirosis)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the course. Although, delegates need a good understanding of spoken and written English.

Further Development

On completion of the course, delegates will receive an EUSR Excavating Safely accredited card and certificate. The card and certificate are valid for 3 years.

Managers and Supervisors are encouraged to take the Appreciation of Excavation Safety course.

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If you would like to attend one, two or all of the above courses; you can either get in touch with one of our Training Advisors or book a course online. If you work in the Construction or Utility industries and you are interested in further training; take a look at our courses that are available for the sector here.

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