Some industries require you to work near our assets. There are rules that state how close you can work around our assets in order to maintain a safe distance, as well as training you may need to have.
What training do I need to work around underground cables?
To work around underground cables, you either need to have completed the relevant training or, when you’re working near underground cables, be supervised by someone who's completed the relevant training.
Follow our flow chart for information about working near underground cables
Contact Dial Before You Dig on 1100 or lodge your enquiry through the Dial Before You Dig website.
Figure 1 Excavation limits when working near our underground assets
To be trained as an Authorised Person, you need to complete either UETTDREL16A Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus or UETTDREL14A Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus as a Non-Electrical Worker.
Our Training Centre delivers training for UETTDREL14A Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus as a Non-Electrical Worker. If you require training to become an Authorised Person please contact us.