OSHA Standard 1926.651(b)(1) states that the estimated location of utility installations, such as sewer, telephone, fuel, electric, water lines, or any other underground installations that reasonably may be expected to be encountered during excavation work, shall be determined prior to opening an excavation.

Here's the top stories from the week:


  1. GeoCal is helping to map assets under the ground READ 🔗
  2. Modelling underground utilities for proactive risk management READ 🔗
  3. Robots in Damage Prevention READ 🔗
  4. A day in the life of a SUE Tech WATCH 🔗
  5. Intersection at 3rd and Mission streets closed in San Francisco due to PG&E vault fire READ 🔗
  6. Suction Excavator Market Set to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2032 READ 🔗
  7. Horizontal directional drilling: what’s in it for utilities? READ 🔗
  8. Spotting Problems Before They Happen with Matt Aston of GPRS WATCH 🔗
  9. How to Survey: Job site phases WATCH 🔗
  10. How digital asset management can minimise risk and maximise compliance READ 🔗


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