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Notification Centers and stakeholders across the country are launching creative campaigns to promote safe digging for 811 Day, August 11. A few standout efforts this year include a $3,000 landscaping makeover offered by Texas811, a virtual scavenger hunt by Arizona 811, and a locally brewed “811 Pilsner” being rolled out by Okie 811!

Texas 811 launched a ‘Grow the 24’ (#Growthe24) campaign during Safe Digging Month to increase the number of Texans that know safe digging practices. According to a 2019 study of 505 Texas homeowners only 24% knew to contact 811 prior to digging. Visit www.texas811.org/growthe24 to learn more.

 


WHAT DO YOU THINK?

This issue’s question:

Will the potential upcoming boom in national infrastructure spending spark proportional investment in damage prevention?

A) Yes B) No

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Spring Issue Results:

Have you or your employer had difficulty recruiting and hiring new employees?

A) Yes, there are fewer applicants (0%) B) No, there are more applicants (50%) C) No change (50%)


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National Association of Landscape Professionals

The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the national trade association representing nearly 100,000 landscape industry professionals in the United States, Canada and overseas. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping. Members also include students, consultants, industry suppliers, state associations and affiliate members.

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National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021 September 19-25, 2021

Each year since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety & Health Week. This recognition has been an annual promotion initiated by the National Safety Council and has been proclaimed as such by each sitting U.S. President since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the first document.

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