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Video Vault

The Excavation Safety Alliance (ESA) is a virtual community for everyone interested in safe excavation and damage prevention. ESA provides free education via videos, podcasts

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Global Locate Masters

The Inaugural Global Locate Masters (GLM) is schedule to take place during Damage Prevention Week at the 2022 Global Excavation Safety Conference in Phoenix, Arizona

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Understanding the Marks

Operator markings of facilities include the following: • The appropriate color for their facility type • Their company identifier (name, initials, or abbreviation) when other

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Pre-Excavation Documentation

Once excavation begins, the scene changes forever. For this reason, pre-excavation documentation should be collected. In a court case, good pre-excavation documentation may not guarantee

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