January 6, 2017

CAT and Genny

The course aims to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to be able to safely and accurately use and maintain radio detection Cable Avoidance Tool- underground service location equipment – the CAT and Genny.


If you would like to enquire about any of our scheduled or in-house courses or to discuss any other requirements please call 0191 5818400 or email info@s-safety.co.uk

This course is bespoke and can be tailored to your company’s training requirements.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Applicable legislation and Guidance
  • Associated hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe digging practices and control measures, including the use of associated tools and equipment
  • Emergency arrangements
  • Practical assessment on the use of the Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Genny

Course Benefits

After completing the course participants should be able to use the CAT and Genny, be aware of the associated hazards and emergency arrangements that need to be put in place and provide safe digging practices and control measures.

The participant will receive a CAT and Genny training certificate on completion of the course.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideally suited to individuals who will be working near to underground services and where work involves the penetration of the ground at, or below, service level.

The next step on from this course would be Avoiding Danger from Overhead Services.