Jim Lutz (L) and Chris Bair of Eagle Power & Equipment pose in front of a Case 580 Super N.
Pennsylvania811 Safety Days was held on May 8 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa.
More than 500 attendees piled through the doors for a day filled with vendors and seminars. The day ended with a complimentary lunch provided by the sponsors and a game of Jeopardy.
• how to look up tickets and how to respond;
• a discussion from OSHA representatives on construction safety;
• a locating demonstration for temporary marking color code;
• a “when shovel meets dirt” demonstration; and
• a gas safety presented by PECO.
UGI Utilities also discussed the challenges with cross bore and legislation.
Two additional events will be held in Pennsylvania for Dig 811 — one in central Pennsylvania at the York Expo Center on June 18 and another in western Pennsylvania on Sept. 10 at the Monroeville Convention Center.