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Cemetery Safety Course - NSW Regional Area (2)

Vocational training & education
2022-06-29 - 2022-06-30
Cessnock - NSW - Old Maitland Road, Cessnock, Cessnock City Council, New South Wales
2325, Australia
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Cemetery Safety

Cessnock City Council Depot

2082 Old Maitland Rd, Cessnock 2325

A 2 day course in Cemetery Safety suitable for all cemetery workers

This course provides industry best practice and gives an understanding in:

• Grave Preparation
- Aesthetics/presentation
• Soil Conditions and Shoring Requirements
- Considerations for different soil types
- Shoring requirements and options, pros and cons of different equipment
• Trench Collapse and Consolidation
- Management of a collapse
• Exhumation
- Regulations and requirements
- Biological hazards and controls
• Mausoleum
- Preparing and reinstating vaults or crypts
- Regulations and requirements
• Dealing with Grief in the Workplace
- Techniques for dealing with people with mental health issues
- Techniques for dealing with people affected by alcohol or drugs in the workplace
• Legislation
- Employer and employee responsibilities
- Best practice for following work health and safety procedures
- Risk assessments
• Working in Confined Spaces
- Is the space a confined space? - Regulations and requirements.

Program & Course Details:




Costs (incl GST)

29-30 June  2022

9.00am to


  • CCANSW Member: Free for the first 2 registrations from a financial CCANSW Category A member. (This offer is available to members that have not already utilised this membership benefit during the 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 period)
  • CCANSW Members: $550 per person (for additional registrations)
  • Non Members: $950 per person

Course Requirements:

A Covid vaccination certificate is required at time of registration.  QR registration and a Covid vaccination certificate will be required at the course venue.  Face masks are to be worn during the course.  The course will be held in accordance with current Health Orders. 


 Lunch, morning and afternoon tea is provided.  Please advise any dietary requirements on the Registration Form.

Clothing and Footwear:

For the cemetery site tour, students are to wear appropriate clothing, including hi visibility vest/clothing, hat, sunglasses and closed in footwear.  Sun cream is highly recommended.

Course Delivery: 

This is an official CCANSW Training Course.  The CCANSW uses the services of Fiona Hurst, Footprint Training, a qualified facilitator to deliver the training.



All Dates

  • From 2022-06-29 to 2022-06-30

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