Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association

Safe Trenching, Excavation and Ground Disturbance Training

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Name: Safe Trenching, Excavation and Ground Disturbance Training
Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM MDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

This one-day course is designed for individuals who plan, supervise or perform trenching, excavation or ground disturbance activities. This course focuses on effective communication, specific responsibilities for all stakeholders, and the use of hazard assessment and control procedures for safe excavating and the prevention of damage to buried facilities.

ABCGA (Alberta Common Ground Alliance) Standard 201, Ground Disturbance ? Supervisory certification will be issued on the successful completion of classroom testing. 

Course topics include:

  • types of ground disturbances
  • Alberta One-Call and the damage prevention process in Alberta
  • relevant legislation
  • soil terminology and classifications
  • cutbacks, shoring and protective structures
  • hazard assessment and controls
  • overhead power lines
  • pipelines and crossing agreements
  • environmental protection and assessment
  • Emergency Response Planning


This course has a written, closed-book exam component. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 70% for course certification.

Bow Valley College
800 Railway Ave
Canmore, AB, T1W 1P1
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
8:30 am to 5:00pm
Contact Information:
Ron Remple
Fees are paid directly to Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA).
ACSA Member: $60 each
ACSA Associate Member: $75 each
Non ACSA Member: $375 each

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