Gold Shovel Standard™ Certifies Damage Prevention Academy’s Training

Gold Shovel Standard™ Certifies Damage Prevention Academy’s Training
Texas Damage Prevention Training from Damage Prevention Academy becomes the first online training program to receive Gold Shovel Standard certification. CALGARY, AB (PRWEB) APRIL 12, 2017 Damage Prevention Academy, dedicated to providing industry-leading damage prevention and ground disturbance training, has achieved Gold Shovel Standard certification. Excavators working in the State of Texas can choose to use Damage Prevention Academy for their ...

National 811 Day. Please Call Before You Dig!

National 811 Day. Please Call Before You Dig!
August 11 is National 811 Day. This is a day where corporations, industry professionals, excavators, homeowners, the public and even children alike are reminded of the importance of why you should always Call Before You Dig. Much focus is placed on the phrase Call Before You Dig to build awareness about the risks and inherent dangers that exist if you don't call before you dig. Now here is the facts courtesy of Call811.com; Digging without knowi

CSA-Z247 Evolution of Ground Disturbance

CSA-Z247 Evolution of Ground Disturbance
On May 26th the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) published CSA Z247-15 entitled “Damage prevention for the protection of underground facilities”. Although this is not the first step in the evolutionary progression of ground disturbance, it is most definitely a positive step in the right direction to in the overall prevention of damage to buried infrastructure. For many years now industry has used the term “Ground Disturbance” to describe the digging...

Survey finds that nearly half of homeowners who plan to dig this year will put themselves and others at risk – Call 811

Survey finds that nearly half of homeowners who plan to dig this year will put themselves and others at risk – Call 811
Making a free call to 811 before digging for landscaping and other projects can prevent damage to underground utility lines and keep communities safe The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced results from a recent survey that found nearly half (45 percent) of American homeowners who plan to dig this year fo...
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