Ground Disturbance for Workers
Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, this online Digging Awareness (SD102) 1-2 hour course is intended to teach individuals of the hazards and safety requirements associated with ground disturbance or excavation activities. This e-learning course introduces the student to the PROPPER Phases of Safe Digging and some of the key legislation and steps necessary to safely perform a ground disturbance (excavation).
Included in this Digging Awareness training course: Online quizzes. Certificate and wallet card issued upon successful completion.
Who Should Take This Course?
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 Digging Awareness training course.
By taking the online Digging Awareness training course, you will gain an appreciation 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
- Type of Incidents and How to Prevent Them
Average Course Running Time: 1-2 Hours
Last Updated: March 2016
|STANDARDS COMPLIANT Developed based on Canadian federal and provincial legislation, safety standards and industry best practices.|
|PRINT CERTIFICATES ON COMPLETION Wallet & Wall sized certificates may be printed upon course completion. Additional copies may be re-printed at any time at no additional cost.|
|SELF PACED Unlimited access to your training materials. Take as much time as you need to successfully complete your course. Pause or resume training at any time.|
|LIVE STUDENT SUPPORT Phone, email, text and internet chat support is available 7 days/week Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8:00 pm and weekends 12:00pm to 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time.|
|UNLIMITED EXAM ATTEMPTS Exams may be attempted until a passing grade is obtained.|
|RECORD OF TRAINING Training records are stored securely for up to 3 years and may be accessed on demand from your account.|