Call Before You Dig

Damage to underground utility lines is a major problem in the United States. Incidents caused by unsafe digging practices can compromise community safety and disconnect people from critical services.

Take advantage of this timely date, 8/11 day, and remind our coworkers, customers and communities to contact Georgia 811 at least 2 business days before digging by calling 811 or logging on to Georgia811.

Below you will find some resources created to help you share this important safe digging information.

There are five steps to safer digging, requiring participation from all stakeholder groups:

  1. Contact Georgia 811 a few days before digging. Dial 811 or log on to Georgia811.
  2. Wait the required time.
  3. Locate accurately.
  4. Respect the marks.
  5. Dig with care.

For your next Staff or Safety Meeting show this impactful video.