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...
Detecting Cross Bores With Advancing Technology

Detecting Cross Bores With Advancing Technology

By Melissa Hancock 811 Magazines Compliance EnviroSystems is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. CES employs more than 160 dedicated and family-oriented employees and provides comprehensive sanitary sewer and storm drain system evaluations, specializing in large...
2020 Legislative Agenda

2020 Legislative Agenda

By Bill Turner President Tennessee81 Tennessee’s Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act (TCA 65-31-101 et al.) has been amended seven times since it was originally passed in 1978, with the latest update occurring in 2018. We view it as a living document that needs...
New NM811 President Rob North

New NM811 President Rob North

Rob brings his 39 years of damage prevention experience to the table By Michael Downes 811 Magazines At the May meeting of the New Mexico 811 Board of Directors, members selected longtime champion of damage prevention and five-year board veteran Rob North as their...
Locator Spotlight

Locator Spotlight

Jeremy Hobbs, East Tennessee Natural Gas Have you ever worked a job on or near a natural gas pipeline? Did you know there are extra steps to take to complete your job safely within these pipeline rights-of-way? Unlike natural gas distribution systems, transmission...
Leading the Way, Damage Prevention Council of Texas

Leading the Way, Damage Prevention Council of Texas

Doug Meeks, Vice President Damage Prevention Council of Texas Texas811 Accidents happen when risks aren’t managed during the process of requesting utility locates prior to excavation and then safely working around underground facilities after locate markings are...