The Cemeteries and Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) is looking  to hold  two additional  Cemetery Safety Course in 2019.   Tamworth Regional Council and Wentworth Shire Council  are suggested as  likely hosts.

 The two day course in Cemetery Safety is suitable for all cemetery workers (including office personnel) and will focus on industry best practice 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.

Previous courses have been enormously popular and feedback from participants has been extremely positive with the course being seen as offering real value and providing many ideas for improved practices in the workplace.

Expressions of interest to attend the proposed training are welcome. Please contact the CCANSW secretary for details.

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