Take this key step to stay safe during spring yard work
Chris Stewart | Dayton Daily News
As homeowners begin digging into their yards this spring, they might tear into something else — buried utilities that can pose extraordinary danger.
That’s why local safety experts urged residents — and businesses — to call 8-1-1 before they dig.
“There’s a lot of stuff in the ground just in your yard that you might not even think is there,” said Joe Presutti, an equipment operator and arborist with the city of Centerville. “Just planting a tree or cutting a bed-edging in your yard, you could cut through something. It’s a big deal…” (Read the full story)