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Pre-Excavation Certification & Performance Metrics Webinar

In connection with National 811 Day, the Gold Shovel Association announced expansion of the organization’s damage prevention certification program to include specific policies, procedures, and performance metrics for locating, marking and mapping underground infrastructure. The program expansion also includes technology platform updates to collect, report and share performance metrics. During the webinar, we’ll share details regarding the pre-excavation certification checklist and gap assessments conducted during the pilot. We’ll also share a sneak preview of the software updates and discuss timing for data collection and reporting.

Gold Shovel Standard Webinar: Pre-Excavation Program Launch
DATE: August 19, 2021
TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CT

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During this informational webinar, you’ll hear from Gold Shovel Association’s Executive Director Mel Christopher and Gold Shovel Standard COO Greg Lovett about the expanded performance metrics and what it means for current members, new members and more broadly for damage prevention efforts across the country.

You’ll also hear from the following members of the Pre-Excavation Committee and pilot member group:

 

Eric Swartley
Sr. Manager Pipeline and Public Safety, UGI Utilities
Pre-Excavation Committee Member, Gold Shovel Association
Stakeholder Outreach Committee Co-Chair, Common Ground Alliance

 

 

Josh Hinrichs
President, ELM Companies
Board Chair, Gold Shovel Association
Board Chair, Common Ground Alliance
President, NULCA

John Phillips
Associate VP of Safety & Training, ELM Companies
Pre-Excavation Committee Member, Gold Shovel Association

 


Anthony Headley

Vice President – Safety, West Valley Construction
Pre-Excavation Committee Member, Gold Shovel Association
Board Member – Excavation Representative, USA North 811
Committee Member, California Regional Common Ground Alliance
Member, Common Ground Alliance

 

 

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