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Peter Ashcroft

United Kingdom

Member since: Jan 23, 2019
Total live articles: 22

An in-Depth Look at the Eusr

The Energy & Utility Skills Register (EUSR) is the online register of training and skills for the energy and utilities sectors. Individuals that have undertaken training and/or assessment on EUSR...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 13, 2019
Cable Avoidance Training is Crucial and Her’s Why

All those associated with excavation or digging work must take proper precautions so that striking of buried or hidden utility services can be avoided. Underground pipes and cables can be anywhere...

Articles > Business & Careers > Training Jun 21, 2019
Cat & Genny - Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Career

Those of you hoping to have a successful career in the utility detection sector need to know about the latest technologies and range of cable avoidance equipment. CAT & Genny training is crucial in...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 29, 2019
Cat and Genny Training: Essential for All Working Near Underground Utilities

If you are digging or disturbing the earth in any way, it is essential to avoid damage to underground services, partly because the damage can have financial implications, but even more importantly...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Jan 26, 2019
Contractors Undertaking Any Sort of Excavation Must Use Caution

Contractors who undertake any type of work which involves digging or excavation of any sort must always take every precaution to avoid striking any type of buried services. The problem is that these...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 07, 2019
How to Reduce Damage to Buried Cables and Pipes?

Excavating or digging holes in the ground is a primary part of construction, as well as, of the maintenance and installation of underground utility services. Unfortunately, every time that a hole is...

Articles > Business & Careers > Training Jun 28, 2019
Some Things to Consider when Carrying out Excavation Work

As a contractor, whenever you undertake any form of digging you need to be certain that you do not strike any cables or underground utilities, and the simple fact is that they are almost everywhere...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Feb 18, 2019
The Hazards Faced by Contractors Undertaking Any Type of Excavation

There are many hazards associated with carrying out any sort of excavation work. The simple fact is that wherever you are there are very likely to be underground services nearby carrying electricity...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 29, 2019
The Many Risks Associated with Any Kind of Excavation Work

Undertaking any sort of excavation work can be highly dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. There are all sorts of underground services running sometimes only a foot or 18" below the surface...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Mar 14, 2019
The Problems Faced by Contractors Who Need to Penetrate the Ground

It is a fact of life that many contractors need to dig down into the ground for a variety of different purposes. It may be to install the foundations for a building, it could be to repair a faulty...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education May 02, 2019
The Problems Facing Contractors Undertaking Excavation Works

Every year in the UK there are some 60,000 cases of contractors striking underground cables, water pipes, gas pipes, telecoms, fibre-optic cables, and more. That works out to around 230 every working...

Articles > Reference & Education > Teaching Apr 29, 2019
The Problems Involved in Undertaking Any Sort of Groundwork

Any contractor undertaking any sort of excavation work has to take into account the fact that there may very well be underground pipes and cables in exactly the place where the excavation is to take...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Mar 21, 2019
The Things That Must Be Considered Before Undertaking Excavation

When undertaking any form of excavation, it is necessary to consider whether there may be underground services on the site which is to be excavated or close by. This is for two major reasons, one of...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 07, 2019
Things to Consider when Buying a Cat

If you are thinking of buying a cable avoidance tool (CAT) there are a number of questions that you should consider. There are lots of CATs available and some are very good, but as with most things...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Feb 18, 2019
Things to Know About the Cat & Genny Training Course

It is estimated that over 4 million excavations take place across the UK each year. Most of the excavations take place without a thorough examination of existing underground assets. This results in...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education May 16, 2019
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The company is an approved ProQual Centre and can provide Cat and Genny training to the Level 2 Award in Utility Location and Avoidance.