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This unit covers the requirements you must meet when locating and avoiding underground utilities’ apparatus. You must ensure that you act in accordance with all current specifications and procedures and that you follow safe working practices at all times when carrying out the activities covered by this unit.
The following four elements and underpinning knowledge will be covered:
1.1 Interpret plans showing location of underground apparatus;
1.2 Identify types of underground apparatus encountered during excavation;
1.3 Identify risks of, and implications of, damage to underground apparatus;
1.4 Use pipe and cable location equipment.