The installation of underground power lines in trenches and basements often requires a lot of bending and stooping.. When workers complete tasks in a stooped or crouched position on a regular basis they place pressure on their knees, spine and neck.
This module teaches workers about the need to plan and design substations and basements with high ceilings to reduce the need to stoop and bend. The module trains about excavating and hand digging trenches to ensure that there is sufficient room to work so as to reduce the need to work in cramped conditions.
The training discusses safe manual handling and repetitive tasks such as hand digging in a scene where workers are installing electrical cables in a trench.