VHS | JUMPING A GAP

Ray Taylor from NZ produced this fantastic video on getting a locate signal to jump a gap. This video is informative for industry veterans and newcomers! Ray goes through quite a few different frequencies and shoes the difference between a 1cm gap and earthed gaps. For anyone involved in damage prevention and especially field workers this is a must watch …

VHS | 7 MYTHS ABOUT LOCATING

Savage Group LLC produced this informative video on dispelling myths about utility locating, it’s worth watching and sharing In their own words they, “There are a lot of myths out there about underground utility locating. In this video, we debunk the seven most common ones. If you’re planning to dig, it’s essential to know where your utilities are. Learn the …

VHS | PERFORMING A QA REVIEW OF UTILITY LOCATES

multiVIEW did this great video of their QA process for utility locates. It’s worth a watch. In their own words they, “a technician can be seen using an electromagnetic locator to detect current in a tracer wire connected to the underground utility line to verify the accuracy of surface utility marks after a Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Quality Level ‘B’ …

VHS | CONTRACTOR REMARKS

811 Chicago Utility Locating produced this great video showing How a Contractor 811 Remark Request left me in Disbelief In their own words they, “delve into the details of the remark request and provide my thoughts and insights on the situation. ” Subscribe to their channel here: 811 Chicago Utility Locating on YouTube VHS (Video Highlight Series) is where we …

VHS | FISHTAPE HANDHOLING

Hole in One Locating from Oregon produced this great video showing them locating underground power cables for their YouTube channel. In their own words, “Locating power direclty from the transformer without opening it. #cableutility ” Hole in One do public and private locating check out their company website here: www.holein1locating.com VHS (Video Highlight Series) is where we shine our spotlight …

VHS | BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PIPE & CABLE LOCATING

Hole in One Locating from Oregon produced this great video showing them locating underground power cables for their YouTube channel. In their own words, “Locating power direclty from the transformer without opening it. #cableutility ” Hole in One do public and private locating check out their company website here: www.holein1locating.com VHS (Video Highlight Series) is where we shine our spotlight …

VHS | LOCATING UNDERGROUND POWER

Hole in One Locating from Oregon produced this great video showing them locating underground power cables for their YouTube channel. In their own words, “Locating power direclty from the transformer without opening it. #cableutility ” Hole in One do public and private locating check out their company website here: www.holein1locating.com VHS (Video Highlight Series) is where we shine our spotlight …

VHS | USING GEONICS EM38B CONDUCTIVITY METER TO LOCATE

Bigman Geophysical produced this great video for the LearnGPR YouTube channel. In their own words, “This tool is easy to deploy and has the possibility of identifying pipes, utilities, USTs, voids, and other subsurface objects. It is an important instrument that everyone conducting subsurface utility locates, geophysical investigations, archaeology and forensics, or environmental testing should know about. In the video …

VHS | THE WORST UTILITY LOCATING EVER

GeoScope’s “brand-new YouTube channel is dedicated to bringing you high-quality educational videos about utility locating and utility surveying. In this video, we take a humorous approach to our first-ever YouTube upload, showcasing the “worst” utility-locating video you’ll ever see… or so we hope. Join us on our journey to educate people on the best job in the world and how …

VHS | THE LANGUAGE OF LOCATING

Planet Underground host some great discussions and I thought this one on the language surrounding locates was particularly interesting. Check it out below:”As you will see in these Roundtables, it is not just locators who need to know where all the utilities are, it’s everyone involved. Whether you are Public, Private, SUE or Crew, you all speak the same language…and …