Call Before You Dig This Spring

Call Before You Dig This Spring

Josh Boyce | Blackburn News

April is “Dig Safe” month in Ontario.

With the warm spring weather finally upon us, we’re being urged to call and find out the location of underground utilities before doing any digging.

Ontario One Call Executive Director Ben Hamilton says there are 4,000 incidents of pipes or cables being damaged in the province each year.

He says homeowners are fully liable for damage to underground infrastructure. Contractors can be charged and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act…(Read the full story)

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