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OECS, Inc.

OECS offers a 5 Step Process: Assess, Develop, Implement, Train and Audit to ensure your workplace is safe, your operations are in compliance with regulations, and your employees are well-trained to prevent injuries and incidents.

OECS will customize these programs to your specific needs. They act as a resource available to your company for a variety of circumstances. We will not only assess and document the safety program designed to meet your workplace needs, but we can also inform you and train your employees to have an in-depth understanding of each process for compliance.

Visit OECS online to learn more.


Excavation Safety Guide

Brought to you by Infrastructure Resources, the Excavation Safety Guide features current practices & technological insights from industry leaders and can be used as a year-long resource for your business and safety needs. The Guide includes helpful information on Before You Dig, Digging Safely, Locating and Marking and a Resources Directory. To order hard copies, contact Infrastructure Resources at (866) 279.7755 or visit them on-line at www.ExcavationSafetyGuide.com


FREE Damage Prevention Meetings!

Download the latest CGA Best Practices Handbook here.

Join the MN Regional Common Ground Alliance for damage prevention meetings. You can register as an individual or a group; meetings are held at several locations across Minnesota throughout March and April. To learn more and register, click here.

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Planet Underground TV

View the Excavation Sessions

Threading the Needle
Check out the first feature of our premiere episode, as excavating crews get the job done through communication and teamwork to avoid any damages on the site.

Exposed to Risk
Check out the second feature of our premiere episode, where insurance company representatives work with excavating teams to better ensure damage prevention on site and determine the appropriate rates.

Safely Crossing an Exposed Utility
Planet Underground TV captured this incredible footage of excavators protecting a gas service during a utility installation. Watch through a pot-holed gap as the crew pulls back a rod from their HDD carefully over a protected gas line, handling these critical “holding points” with care and precision.

Excavators are Not the Problem, They Are the Solution
Planet Underground TV films a crew as they replace old lines and pipes dating back to the 1930s! Watch as they guys use a HDD, attach tracer wires and talk all things excavating. This eye-opening video gives a fascinating glimpse into the dangers and difficulties that excavators face on a daily basis.

811 War Stories
Check out this eye-opening video looking at the sometimes uncertain world of utility locating from the unique viewpoint of actual excavators working on a dig site. These guys talk about mis-located lines, incorrect one-call marks and the dangers that these things can lead to, like accidentally hitting a live power line!

Near Miss at an Electrical Substation
Planet Underground TV interviews a group of excavators and gets some important safety advice about drilling near electrical substations and underground facilities.

Additional Training Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Legacy I-3 Skilled Trades Program Handout PDF (1.09 MB) Administration 7/6/2016
MN DNR Hydrologist Contact List PDF (461.36 KB) Administration 5/11/2016
Survival of the Fittest PDF (701.13 KB) Administration 3/23/2016
ADS Water Management Seminar PDF (414.31 KB) Administration 1/19/2016
Eull’s Manhole Shield: Instructional Video Link Administration 8/6/2014
U of M Construction Management Link Administration 3/5/2014
Successful Practice: Construction Dust PDF (148.1 KB) Administration 8/6/2013
DiggingSafely - Free Online Training Link Administration 5/1/2013
Stormwater Manual Table of Contents‏‎ Link Administration 4/30/2013
more Calendar

2/9/2017
February 9 Training Course: Erosion Control

3/9/2017
March 9 Training Course: Erosion Control

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