Worksite Safety is excited to announce the availability of the industry-leading Ground Disturbance and Safe Digging certification courses as developed by the expert team at Locate Management. Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, Locate Management’s new online Safe Digging – Supervisory Ground Disturbance course is aimed at developing advanced ground disturbance (excavation) skills and attitudes.

This e-learning supervisory level ground disturbance training course explains the necessary process to plan and safely perform a ground disturbance (excavation) as per applicable regulatory federal and provincial/state requirements, acts and industry best practices. Included in this supervisory Level 201 ground disturbance training course: Online quizzes and a final exam. Certificate and wallet card issued upon successful completion.


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 supervisory level 201 ground disturbance training course.


By taking the online Safe Digging – Supervisory Ground Disturbance training course, you will gain an understanding of the following topics:

  • Introduction to Safe Digging
  • Legislation and Damage Prevention
  • Stakeholders and Damage Prevention
  • Information Sources and Visual Inspection
  • Hazards, Obstacles and Safety
  • Locating and Marking
  • Hydrovacing and Facility Verification
  • Safe Excavation
  • The PROPPER Phases of Safe Digging
  • Type of Incidents and How to Prevent Them

Published: May 9, 2018
Last Modified: October 31, 2019