dp-PRO Special Australia 2018

Pre-Excavation Checklist

❏ Lodge a FREE Dial Before You Dig enquiry online at w ww.1100.com.au or via iPhone App or by calling 1100 during business hours. ❏ Receive the Dial Before You Dig Confirmation Sheet which lists the Member Asset Owners that may be affected by your project. ❏ Receive information and plans from all Member Asset Owners listed …

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DBYD Process Chart

PLAN Lodge an enquiry via www.1100.com.au, the iPhone App, or by calling 1100 during business hours. You will receive a Dial Before You Dig Enquiry Confirmation Sheet listing the Member asset owners potentially impacted by your work site. You will receive information and plans within 2 working days from Dial Before You Dig Member Asset Owners …

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DBYD Best Practice Guide

The Dial Before You Dig Service General Responsibilities and Duty of Care The Dial Before You Dig service is the Essential First Step of safe site practices and is the preferred method for obtaining information regarding the location of infrastructure assets. Using the service is referred to as best practice in numerous industry publications. Organisations …

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Utility Locating And Mapping In Australia And The United States: Same But Different

As a private market provider of professional utility locating and mapping services on numerous continents, I have been very fortunate to collaborate with organisations all over the world. Being a utility surveyor in a global market I have had the pleasure to mentor and train personnel in the art and science of utility locating and …

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Increasing The Visibility Of Safe Digging Plans In The UK

Providing asset records to all those who need them reduces the risk of utility strikes. Sounds obvious, doesn’t it? As a small island, with a large population and a long industrial history, the UK has many organisations with buried infrastructure; some of which operate working assets that have been in situ for hundreds of years. …

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Special Insert: Oceania Damage Prevention Conference

Zero Harm, Zero Damage: Australia’s national organisation, the Association of Australian Dial Before You Dig Service is proud to be the major sponsor for the inaugural Oceania Damage Prevention Conference at the Gold Coast in August this year. I believe the conference provides the first ever opportunity in Australia for the utility management and construction …

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Horizontal Directional Drilling: Its Impact On Utility Location

There are storm clouds gathering for Utility Locators and Damage Prevention specialists and it comes with increasing use of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD). HDD is a method of laying underground services that does not require a traditional open trench. As a method of installation, it is hugely beneficial because it addresses many problems associated with …

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