Damages to buried facilities resulting from insufficient locating practices can be costly. Statistics gathered from accident files, news reports, and the CGA’s Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Analysis and Recommendations report continue to conclude that locating practices are insufficient.
Connect the Dots Monday, November 26, 2018
Connect the dots is a puzzle building activity containing a sequence of numbered dots, letters or other symbols to reveal an object by drawing lines between the dots.
A digger’s due diligence goes well beyond that of making a notification (one-call) request and relying on a locator technician to get everything right.
Locate Management was recently contacted to provide locating awareness training to National Energy Board (NEB) employees for transmission pipelines. Below are some images from the day spent in the field.
Too often ground disturbers make the mistake of relying on locates and locate documentation as their last check before beginning excavation activities.