2013 Excavation Safety Guide & Directory

Special Georgia Edition


Inside this downloadable magazine is valuable information about safe digging here in Georgia and across the US and Canada.  This is the electronic version what was mailed out  to excavators across Georgia who had contacted us in 2012.  Below is an outline of the topics covered in this comprehensive guide.


  • Special Georgia 811 pages:
    • Locate Request Creation online for professionals and homeowners
    • PRIS – Positive Response Information System
      • Why and how to use it
  • Tolerance Zone information in Georgia
  • Information about Digger Dog, the Georgia 811 mascot
  • Georgia 811 Staff Contact List
  • FAQ’s
  • APWA Color Codes
  • Additional Sections in the magazine cover topics such as:
    • Before you Dig  – what you need to know to do before you dig
    • Digging Safely – Technologies and techniques to stay safe and avoid damages
    • Locating and Marking – the importance of accuracy in locating and marking buried facilities
    • When Things Go Wrong – What to do in the event of underground damage
    • Resource Directory
      • Common Ground Alliance Excavation Best Practices
      • Includes One-Call and State Laws across the US and Canada
      • List of One-Call Communication Centers across the US


Click here for the Excavation Safety Guide & Directory


Additional magazines are available upon request. Simply email Maria Copeland,mcopeland@georgia811.com, and include your contact information, how many are needed and a shipping address.