Electrical safety, dig site safety, natural gas safety; in fact any kind of construction site safety should always be researched before being started. If you know of any dig that is being done, but you don’t see any color coded flags or spray paint on the ground, chances are this area has not been checked for underground networking. You’re going to want to take it upon yourself to do something about this because; not only is it the law in Ontario, it could be your home or your family that suffers.
“Safety” Need Not Be a Buzzword
Damage Prevention is not something that comes and goes with the times. It is an essential issue and critical point when any work around utilities or other buried lines or pipes is being executed. There’s more work being done around these areas today than ever before in the history of Ontario. Though Ontario is one of the safest construction areas, incidents occur every day that either damage utility lines or destroy properties and sometimes lives. No one wants to have that responsibility on their shoulders. One simple phone call can prevent catastrophe later on. In addition to that, it’s the law in Canada. You simply do not dig without checking what’s underground first. It’s common sense really; but there is admittedly a shortage of that these days.
It’s Not Just Pipes that are Damaged
There’s far more to worry about than breaking a pipes or lines while digging at a construction site. A huge concern for construction is the safety of the public and their own personnel. Even when diggers take the effort and time to hand dig around these lines they are exposed to other risks.
The use of call ahead services greatly reduces costly fines, repairs, and lawsuits that arise from injuries, lost time accidents and fatalities.k around utilities or other buried lines or pipes is being executed. There’s more work being done around these areas today than ever before in the history of Ontario. Though Ontario is on