dp-PRO 2021 Summer

Public Awareness – Promoting 811 through Aboveground and Elevated Storage Tanks: High-Visibility Return on Investment

FINDING CREATIVE ways to share the message of damage prevention amid a pandemic quickly took a turn last March for us at NC811. With no onsite meetings, we needed other ways to share the message while keeping everyone safe. The year prior, we had begun looking at aboveground and elevated storage tanks and how we …

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Public Awareness – Call 811 Before You Dig 200 Presented by Arizona 811

ARIZONA 811 has always strived to be a leader in the damage prevention industry. For organizations like Arizona 811, where a great amount of effort is focused on educating and raising awareness about safe digging practices, face-to-face interactions with all stakeholders in the community are vital. For years, Arizona 811 has hosted many in-person events, …

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Public Awareness – Industry Engages in Locator Safety Awareness Week!

THANK YOU LOCATORS! And thanks to all our industry partners who took the time to recognize these important industry professionals as we celebrated Locator Safety & Appreciation Week in April. Here is a sampling of posts and comments made during the week. Day 1 of #LSAW! Infrastructure Resources: It’s the first day of Locator Safety …

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Public Awareness – MISS DIG 811 Educational Mobil Unit

WHAT DO YOU get when you cross utility safety education, grant money, fun, games, superheroes, and mobility? In MISS DIG 811’s case, Michigan’s facility notification system, you create an EMU. We’re not talking about the giant bird but rather an Educational Mobile Unit that can travel throughout the state, educating children and the public about …

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Is 811 Broken? A Two-Part Virtual Networking Event Explores Issues and Best Practices

As part of the 2021 Global Excavation Safety Conference VIRTUAL, KorTerra’s Tom Hall, Vice President of Business Development, facilitated a lively and informative two-part roundtable discussion that addressed the question: Is 811 broken? This provocative inquiry inspired attendees from across industries to share damage prevention experiences, best practices, and ideas as well as ask questions …

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DPW Recap

  When COVID-19 Forced Damage Prevention Week Events Online, Event Producers, Presenters and Panelists all Worked together to bring this Important Education to a Virtual Environment Damage Prevention Week™ (DPW) is an annual week-long initiative designed to bring to light the industry’s efforts to prevent damage to both underground and overhead infrastructure and improve safety …

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