Utility Awareness for Municipal Workers

Course description:

This course is designed for individuals who work with or around underground utilities.

At the completion of this full day course individuals will be able to:

  • Understand what underground hazards are or could be present
  • Understand the consequences of making contact with underground infrastructure
  • Understand when utility packages are required
  • Be able to read and interpret utility packages
  • Understand what markings on the ground mean
  • Identify and compare ground markings with utility packages
  • Safely break hard surfaces
  • Demonstrate safe hand digging practices
  • Identify when work should be stopped or when utility company should be called
  • Understand emergency procedures should contact occur

This course will be customized to fit your organizations specific procedures or guidelines.

Course length:
8 hours

Class minimum/maximum:
6/18

Supervisors Safety Certificate Program:
elective course

EOCP CEU’s:
0.6

Price:
$150 per person.
Minimum $1,200 charge per class.

Post session:
Certificate of Completion

Course Timeline:
BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

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