Thursday, July 25th, 2024

July Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting

Presenter: David Spangler (NPL) Dig Smart Excellence Awardee

Damage Prevention & Safety Meetings are typically held on the 4th Tuesday of the month and provide a forum for owner-members (utility-companies), locators, excavators, call center management, homeowners and all other damage prevention stakeholders to discuss topics related to safety and damage prevention. Each meeting provides a safety presentation from a guest speaker and lasts about 1.5 hours.

Topics discussed can include: ticket processing, mapping, law updates, Ticket Check®, work site issues, damages, training, events and outreach campaigns. Excavators can typically resolve work site issues at these meetings.

Refreshments will be available at 9:00AM with the meetings beginning at 9:30AM. All will held at the Miss Utility call center in Hanover, MD and guests can enter using the first-floor side entrance to the conference room. Registration is not necessary.

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Tuesday, November 28th, 2023

November HYBRID Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting beginning at 9:30 AM.

Pre-Registraion is required. Please reach out to Susan at ssullivan@missutility.net for more details.

Presenter: TBD

Damage Prevention & Safety Meetings are typically held on the 4th Tuesday of the month and provide a forum for owner-members (utility-companies), locators, excavators, call center management, homeowners and all other damage prevention stakeholders to discuss topics related to safety and damage prevention. Each meeting provides a safety presentation from a guest speaker and lasts about 1.5 hours.

Topics discussed can include: ticket processing, mapping, law updates, Ticket Check®, work site issues, damages, training, events and outreach campaigns. Excavators can typically resolve work site issues at these meetings.

November Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting is a hybrid meeting beginning at 9:30 am.

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Friday, November 17th, 2023

SPANISH Open Virtual Damage Prevention Training

Friday, November 17, 2023 – Virtual Meeting
Click here to pre-register.
Log In Time: 8:50 AM
Training Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Training is FREE and presented in Spanish

Training Overview

  • MD/DC Damage Prevention Law
  • Ticket Processing
  • Excavation Safety Tolerance Zone
  • Positive Response
  • Search & Status
  • Enforcement

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Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Onsite Damage Prevention Training

EACH ATTENDEE MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED. Please click here to Complete & submit pre-registration form

Please remember, that by registering, you agree Miss Utility can take and use pictures of training participants at their discretion.

Friday, November 3, 2023 – FREE ONSITE Training
Training will be held at the:
Miss Utility Call Center
7223 Parkway Drive
Hanover, MD 21076 – Anne Arundel County

Training Schedule

  • Refreshments: 7:30 am
  • Training Start Time: 8:00am – Class is about 4 hours long.
  • Training is FREE.
  • Free educational and promotional give-a-ways will be provided.
  • Training is presented in English (Spanish materials available).

Training Overview

  • Overview of the Maryland (Title 12) and DC (Title 34) Utility Laws
  • Miss Utility Call Center Procedures & Services
  • Facility/Utility Training (Communications, Gas/Pipelines, Water/Sewer, Electric)
  • Locating/Marking Guidelines
  • Utility Damages

Contact Susan at ssullivan@missutility.net with questions.

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Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

September HYBRID Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting beginning at 9:30 AM.

Pre-Registraion is required. Please reach out to Susan at ssullivan@missutility.net for more details.

Presenter: TBD

Damage Prevention & Safety Meetings are typically held on the 4th Tuesday of the month and provide a forum for owner-members (utility-companies), locators, excavators, call center management, homeowners and all other damage prevention stakeholders to discuss topics related to safety and damage prevention. Each meeting provides a safety presentation from a guest speaker and lasts about 1.5 hours.

Topics discussed can include: ticket processing, mapping, law updates, Ticket Check®, work site issues, damages, training, events and outreach campaigns. Excavators can typically resolve work site issues at these meetings.

September Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting is a hybrid meeting beginning at 9:30 am.

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