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Some Of The Things To Consider When Buying Cable Avoidance Tools    Submitted as: Unknown Member
There are a number of different cable avoidance tools (known as CATs) on the market for undertaking surveys prior to excavation. Unless you are something of an expert the choice can be rather difficult. There are some rather basic models, and others which employ the most up to date technology.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

The Need For Specialist Training To Avoid Cable Strikes   By: peter ashcroft
One of the biggest problems facing contractors who undertake any type of groundwork is avoiding buried utilities. They can be absolutely anywhere, even in some of the most unlikely places, and suffice it to say that buried service plans are by no means always accurate.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

The Uses Of The Cat And Genny For Avoidance Of Underground Services   By: peter ashcroft
Almost every type of construction work involves digging into the ground, sometimes a long way down. There are millions of miles of buried services in the UK, and they can be found almost anywhere. The use of the correct tools to locate them is essential before work begins.(read entire article)
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Category : Business

Cat And Genny Training: Essential For All Working Near Underground Utilities   By: peter ashcroft
Any company engaged in excavation must take all possible steps to avoid damage to underground services, not only because of the financial implications but more importantly because of the risks to health and safety. Electricity cables, in particular, are hazardous.(read entire article)
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Category : Business

Things To Consider When Buying A Cat   By: peter ashcroft
When you are considering buying a cable avoidance tool (CAT) there are a number of things to take into account. There are lots of CATs on the market, and some are very good, but as with most things, there are others which are not.(read entire article)
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Category : Business

Some Things To Consider When Carrying Out Excavation Work   By: peter ashcroft
As a contractor, whenever you are going to undertake any form of digging, you need to ensure that you do not strike any utilities. The plain fact is that they can be anywhere, and there are a lot of things to take into account before you commence any form of excavation.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

Uses Of The Cat And Genny For The Purpose Of Locating Buried Utilities   By: peter ashcroft
Quite a number of independent companies offer training courses in the UK on the use of the CAT and Genny for the purpose of avoiding utilities when conducting excavation work. Their courses may be using different names, depending on which authority they are recognised by.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

The Many Risks Associated With Any Kind Of Excavation Work   By: peter ashcroft
Any kind of excavation work can be extremely dangerous if proper precautions are not observed. All sorts of underground services run even in places where you might not expect them to be, and sometimes they are only a foot or 18" under the surface.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

The Problems Involved In Undertaking Any Sort Of Groundwork   By: peter ashcroft
A contractor undertaking any sort of excavation has to take into account the fact that there may well be services running underground in the vicinity or directly where he is proposing to dig. In some places there will obviously be pipes and cables, such as in a high street, but they can be anywhere.(read entire article)
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Category : Business

The Things That Must Be Considered Before Undertaking Excavation   By: peter ashcroft
When undertaking any sort of excavation, it is essential to take into account the fact that there can be underground services on or very close to the site. Striking underground services can cause danger to life and limb and can also have considerable financial implications.(read entire article)
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Category : Education

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