Thursday, July 27th, 2023

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 22nd, 2022

November Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting (VIRTUAL ONLY) beginning at 9:30 am.

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 virtual meeting beginning at 9:30 am.

Please contact ssullivan@missutility.net to pre-register at least one week in advance of meeting date.

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Friday, November 18th, 2022

SPANISH Open Virtual Damage Prevention Training

Friday, November 18th, 2022 – Virtual Meeting
Pre-registration is required. Please email ssullivan@missutility.net and request the November 18th Spanish DPT link.
Log In Time: 8:50 AM
Training Time: 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM (Training is about 75 minutes long)

Training is FREE and presented in SPANISH

Training Overview

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

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Friday, November 4th, 2022

Open Virtual Damage Prevention Training

Friday, November 4, 2022 – Virtual Meeting
Pre-registration is required. Please email ssullivan@missutility.net and request the November 4th DPT link.
Log In Time: 8:50 AM
Training Time: 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM (Training is about 75 minutes long)

Training is FREE and presented in English

Training Overview

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

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

September Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting (VIRTUAL ONLY) beginning at 9:30 am.

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 virtual meeting beginning at 9:30 am.

Please contact ssullivan@missutility.net to pre-register at least one week in advance of meeting date.

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