Cat & Genny
This course is designed to provide delegates with the essential knowledge they need to safely and correctly operate cable avoidance tools.
'Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Signal Generator (Genny) Operators Course'. Damaging underground services can cause severe injuries or even fatalities, as well as significant disruption and costs in repairs and reparations.
It's important that those working on the roads (no matter if they are an operative or a supervisor) are fully trained in using a CAT along with a Genny.
This course is designed to provide delegates with the essential knowledge they need to safely and correctly operate cable avoidance tools. In urn, they can identify buried services and prevent expensive and deadly strikes that cost lives and business
On completion of the course, delegates will receive a standard certificate, valid for 3 years
Maximum Course attendance is 10.
Typical Interest Groups
The CAT and Genny course is designed for operatives, supervisors and any other person who is tasked with locating underground services prior to excavation, drilling, repair or maintenance work. (This applies to any site, roadway or highway.)
Delegates will learn:
- History of accidents and consequences
- The law and what we have to do.
- Cable avoidance
- Tool and generator familiarisation and parts
- Modes of detection, passive and active scanning
- Basic working principles of location and avoidance of installed underground services.
- Hazard identification procedures and the key risks associated with these.
- Practical and safe use of equipment.
- Practical Activity and Competency Test
Successful completion of the CAT & Genny training course will allow candidates to:
- Identify all potential risks to both themselves and others.
- Operate cable avoidance tools safely and effectively, in order to locate and/or avoid existing underground apparatus.
- Understand the hazards and risks of cable detection and when it may not work
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