Pennsylvania811 Holds Safety Days Outside Philadelphia

Mon June 02, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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Jim Lutz (L) and Chris Bair of Eagle Power & Equipment pose in front of a Case 580 Super N.
Jim Lutz (L) and Chris Bair of Eagle Power & Equipment pose in front of a Case 580 Super N.
Jim Lutz (L) and Chris Bair of Eagle Power & Equipment pose in front of a Case 580 Super N. Plasterer Equipment Co. had a big crowd helping out at the show. (L-R) are Jim Sagl, Rich Campagna, Eric Parker, Greg Chomyn and Frank Raus. A Plasterer Equipment Co. sales representative shows a customer how to work the controls. Norris Sales Company Inc. Territory Manager Dave Spedding (L) and Sales Representative Richie McAuliffe are ready to answer questions. The day ended with a complimentary lunch provided by the sponsors and a game of Jeopardy. Pennsylvania811 Safety Days was held on May 8 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. Two additional events will be held in other parts of the state.


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.

Sessions included:

• 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.