Safety & Training

Selecting Subcontractors

Selecting Safe Subcontractors

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Among the most important issues to consider when selecting subcontractors is the subcontractor’s commitment to safety. Choosing a subcontractor with a poor safety record can lead to huge problems for the controlling contractor.

Safety

Fall Protection Stand-Down

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As part of its ongoing fall prevention campaign, OSHA has announced a national Fall Prevention Stand-Down from June 2 to 6, 2014, to raise awareness among employers and employees about the hazards of falls.

Choosing a Utility Locator

Map Quest

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Buried beneath your feet is a complex system of subsurface utilities, silently supplying power and connectivity to your home, neighborhood, office, farm and every city in between.

Utilities Unearthed

Utilities Unearthed

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With more than 19 million miles of buried utilities in the United States, there are plenty of obstacles to navigate around when performing an excavation project. While services such as One-Call are a great starting point at identifying a utility’s location, exposing a utility is the only sure way to know where that valuable infrastructure truly lies.

NUCA Dirt

What is DIRT?

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As utility and excavation contractors, we all know what dirt is because it is the soil we dig in all the time. However, there is another definition of dirt; one that is very important to our industry and every contractor should be familiar with it. DIRT is actually the acronym for Damage Information Reporting Tool.