Protect the public

Protect the public

By Michael Downes Doug Beck has dedicated his life to safely handling hazardous materials. After retiring from the military, he brought his focus on safety to the pipeline industry. And now he concentrates on sharing a message of safety and damage prevention with as...
New Mexico Damage Prevention Summit

New Mexico Damage Prevention Summit

The 2019 New Mexico Damage Prevention Summit hosted by the New Mexico Regional Common Ground Alliance (NMRCGA) was held at the Isleta Resort in Albuquerque on October 22 -24. Exhibitors and attendees alike pronounced the event to be the best conference yet. The...
Mississippi 811 Has Moved

Mississippi 811 Has Moved

For more than 30 years Mississippi 811 resided at 5258 Cedar Park Drive in Jackson. During that time, the organization underwent tremendous growth in membership, employees and technology. For the past 8 to 10 years, the board of directors has been on the lookout for a...
Is More Technology Necessarily the Answer?

Is More Technology Necessarily the Answer?

By Joe Igel Years ago, before my time in Safety, I was placed in charge of various aspects of our accounting department. We had what was, at the time, state-of-the-art computer technology. And because I believed in it, I trusted it. The problem was that my general...