CGA 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo

When: October 12-15, 2021Where: Orlando, FL View More Conference Information

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Operational Excellence in Damage Prevention

For organizations that have damage prevention teams, identifying ways to reduce damages, maximize staff efficiency, and reduce costs is a central responsibility. The industry’s leading stakeholders have established a comprehensive set of best practices that empower their organizations to achieve operational excellence in damage prevention. ‘Where to begin?’, The first…

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The Significance of Safe Digging

Did you know that the number of underground utility damages in the United States and Canada reached an all-time yearly high in 2019? According to CGA’s 2019 DIRT (Damage Information Reporting Tool) report, there were more than 450,000 damages throughout the year. The number one root cause of damages to underground utility lines…

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Ground-Penetrating Radar vs. Electromagnetic Locating Technology

It is the responsibility of a utility locator to locate, identify, and mark underground utilities before any digging, construction, or other projects occur in an area. The day-to-day obligations of a professional utility locator are far more complex than placing flags in the ground or using spray paint to mark…

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