GROUND DISTURBANCE FOR SUPERVISORS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
This online course is designed for the following people : planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are or will be required to develop, plan, and implement any kind of ground disturbance. This will assist you in defining a ground disturbance. You should be able to describe the hazards of ground disturbance, decide what permits and agreements will be required, and describe how to locate and identify underground facilities In addition, you shouldbe able to describe regulations associated with ground disturbance, describe the responsibilities for owners and ground disturbers, and describe safety requirements.
This online Ground Disturbance for Supervisors course contains the similar course content as a classroom delivered Ground Disturbance 201 course, which has been approved as meeting the content and delivery requirements of the “Ground Disturbance 201 Safety Training Standard” of the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA), formerly the Alberta Damage Prevention Council.
This is designed for people conducting Supervisory work.
GROUND DISTURBANCE FOR SUPERVISORS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Module 1 – Definition, Words, and Terms for Ground Disturbances
- Defining ground disturbance
- Common words and terms related to ground disturbance in construction
Module 2 – Regulations, Rules and Responsibilities
- Regulations that apply to ground disturbance
- Penalties for contravention of regulations
- Legal Responsibilities of each party involved in a ground disturbance
Module 3 – Approvals, Permits, and Crossing agreements
- Approvals common to ground disturbance
- Various types of ground disturbance permits
- Commonly used ground disturbance agreements
- Circumstances that may impact the ground disturbance permits and agreements required
Module 4 – Ground Disturbance Planning in Alberta and Saskatchewan
- Soil types, cutbacks, and sloping according to Alberta and Saskatchewan regulations
- Reclamation process
- Techniques that can be used to minimize environmental impacts
Module 5 – Stages to be completed in a Ground Disturbance
- Techniques for locating existing underground facilities
- Procedures for marking underground facilities
- Exposure process for underground facilities
- Backfill responsibilities of all parties
Module 6 – Underground Facility Contact and its impact
- Historical damage to underground facilities
- Common causes of contacts with underground facilities
- Potential consequences of contacting underground facilities
- Strategies for preventing contact
- How to prepare for a contact
- What constitutes contact with an underground facility and the procedures to follow if contact is made
GROUND DISTURBANCE FOR SUPERVISORS ONLINE COURSE DURATION: About 3 hours
GROUND DISTURBANCE FOR SUPERVISORS ONLINE TEST: Testing conducted throughout this online Ground Disturbance For Supervisors course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
GROUND DISTURBANCE FOR SUPERVISORS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online GD 11 course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate.
This course was created us to allow playback on many internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities. Some common ones are Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone.Many smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems will be compatible.
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