Know What's Below
DamageAccess: Cloud Based Reporting Service
PelicanCorp Canada
DamageAccess is an online tool that allows utilities and contractors to report both damages to underground utility facilities and violations of safe excavating practices that did not result in asset damage. It eliminates all manual handling of damage reports achieving greater accuracy in reporting to Public Utilities Regulatory Authorities, increasing efficiencies and improving visibility across all incidents.
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Reef Industries, Inc.
Joe Johnson Equipment Inc.
Regional Partners

Source: BCCGA |

Excavator attachments when not used properly can pose a serious risk to workers and property.  When attachments disengage unexpectedly, serious injury can occur. Please take a moment to answer the following brief survey on your experience with attachments.

Source: BCCGA |

This one-day, BC-specific program is designed for any party that is supervising a ground disturbance, independently performing a ground disturbance, or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in BC.


Il faut plus de mots pour transmettre le même message en
français qu’en anglais. Cela n'est pas un problème dans un document, il s’agit cependant
d’un défi lors de la mise en page des diaporamas ou des créations des infographistes. La
capacité de développer des publications succinctes sur les médias sociaux dans les deux
langues officielles peut donc être particulièrement complexe.

40 years as Canada's Premier Utility Contractor
Since 1978, we've delivered projects safely, on time and on budget. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy. In addition, Valard is head of the Valard Group of Companies, and part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to take on any utility project, any size, any complexity, any place.
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Source: BCCGA |

This is a technical training program for individuals wanting to obtain intro to mid-level training in underground utility locating. This program was developed and supported by the BCCGA.

Source: BCCGA |

“Together with BC 1 Call, Technical Safety BC and the BC Common Ground Alliance, we are proud to honour businesses that show a commitment to safe digging practices in the communities we serve,” said Ian Turnbull.

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It takes more words to convey the same message in French as it does in English and while this isn’t an issue in a document, it is a challenge when visually presenting information in English and French in an infographic or slide deck, and the ability to develop succinct social media postings in both official languages can be particularly perplexing.

Vivax Canada
ImpulseRadar USA Inc

Source: BCCGA |

To prevent homeowner-caused damage to underground infrastructure, the British Columbia Common Ground Alliance recommended requiring homeowners to use the BC 1 Call services before they dig.


Have a look at the Q2 SCGA Newsletter.