THE 2016 CGA DIRT REPORT clearly shows that the percent of excavation damages caused by no notification continues to decrease, hitting an all-time low of 16% in 2016. As a result, to continue driving down the number of damages, the damage prevention industry must focus more attention on damages that occur even when a proper One …
Damage Prevention Manager, National Grid
Robert Terjesen, Damage Prevention Manager for National Grid, brings more than 30 years of field operations experience and more than a decade managing the company’s Damage Prevention group in New York City and Long Island. His responsibilities include continuously promoting excavation safety awareness among municipalities, business allies, excavators, and other stakeholders in Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island. Robert serves as the Board of Directors VP for New York 811 and the chairperson of the CGA Regional Partner committees in New York City and Long Island. In addition, Robert has served numerous terms as co-chair of CGA’s Data Reporting & Evaluation Committee, which publishes the annual DIRT Report.