This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in Civil Construction. This course is designed for participants who may come into contact with services such as water, power, gas, oil, communications, drains, storm-water or sewerage in their daily work duties. It applies to those working in operational roles and overseeing construction work. They generally work under supervision and hold some responsibility for identifying, locating and protecting underground services.
Students will learn the management of risks arising from the presence of above-ground, overhead, and underground services in the vicinity of workplaces and the use of safe working procedures (SWMS).
• Legislation and regulations
• Consequences of contact with live services
• Plan and prepare for intended work
• Locate underground services
• Conduct housekeeping activities
• Identifies, locates and protects underground services
This unit replaces RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services. Significant endorseable amendments have been made to Elements, Performance Criteria, Foundation Skills, Performance Evidence and Knowledge Evidence to better reflect current industry practices and clarify training outcomes.
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