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6 days ago
On Monday, November 5, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed landmark legislation that will work to further protect New...
6 days ago
A couple of months ago, I shared an update with you regarding an important educational amendment to 16 NYCRR Part 753...
1 month ago
So far, 2018 has been a busy year full of accomplishments and progress. As we enter the final months of the year, I...
3 months ago
Over the course of thirteen (13) days, Dig Safely New York, Inc. will be at the fair hosting a variety of activities,...
3 months ago
This Isn’t Your Normal Safety Education Event Stand witness to environmental destruction and the resulting high-risk...
811 Day Dig Safely New York Fun Baseball Family Community New York State Fair Giveaway Prize Festival August
4 months ago
In celebration of family, community, safety, and 811 Day 2018, Dig Safely New York will be celebrating in your...
Dig Safely New York DIRT 811 Motorsports Racing Win $250 Gas Card
4 months ago
Green Doesn’t Always Mean Go – Unless It’s Race Season Once again we have warm weather, longer days, and racing with...
5 months ago
On Monday, June 18, 2018, New York State Legislature passed Senate Bill S.6756 and Assembly Bill 9985. This is a...
5 months ago
Consumers today prefer companies and organizations that operate with a social purpose. Marketing today must have a...
5 months ago
In 2017, we helped facilitate more than 500,000 safe excavations with location requests through our contact center. On...
5 months ago
We are evolving to meet the needs of the industry, and we are doing it together. The Dig Safely New York Board of...
Honoring our Veterans and Protecting New York State’s Communities Johnson Controls, Dig Safely New York, Inc., Granger Construction Company, Inc., Raulli & Sons, Inc. Veterans Outreach Center, Inc Safety Community Family Syracuse New York State Safety
5 months ago
On the morning of Thursday, May 31, 2018, Johnson Controls ’ Casey Cossitt-Yager , Service Sales Representative, and...
UNITE for Damage Prevention Dig Safely New York National Grid Safety Family Education Protection Future New York State
6 months ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. and National Grid hosted the first annual UNITE for Damage Prevention Summit on Thursday, May...
6 months ago
Educating the Adult Learner Experiential Learning Experiential learning is a preferred method for the adult learner. We...
Dig Safely New York Certified Excavator Program Safety Education Family Education Digging Safety Protection
6 months ago
What CEP (Certified Excavator Program) Means to You and Me Protecting New York State Communities, Families, And...
6 months ago
Congratulations to the 2018 Sitting for Safety Tree & Bench Contest winners! Cazenovia Community Preschool...
Dig Safely New York Certified Excavator Program
6 months ago
Digging into excellence, Dig Safely New York, Inc.’s online Certified Excavator Program was awarded Interactive Media...
6 months ago
As we transition into the final days of National Safe Digging Month, the final countdown for your chance to participate...
7 months ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. held its official groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 6706 Collamer Road...
7 months ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. held its Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Del Lago Resort & Casino...
7 months ago
The 12 th Annual Dig Safely New York Excavator Safety Seminars came to an end on March 29, 2018. The nine (9) events...
7 months ago
Brought to you by National Grid. Recognizing gas leaks If you’re like most people, you’ve learned to rely on your sense...
8 months ago
Twenty-two (22) damages have already been reported to Dig Safely New York from a handful of member utility companies...
1 year ago
How did Dig Safely New York celebrate 811 Day this year? Watch the video or read the article here to find out.
1 year ago
Did you know, nationally every six minutes, an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided not to...
1 year ago
Media Contact: Aimee Milks 315.415.3900 ammilks@digsafelynewyork.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOWN OF WALLKILL FIRST...
1 year ago
It's that time again. Spring is in the air and National Safe Digging Month is here! Every April, Dig Safely New York...
2 years ago
Did you know, nationally every six minutes, an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided not to...
2 years ago
Certified Excavator Program in Safe Digging Best Practices from Dig Safely New York, Inc. Becomes the First Public...
2 years ago
Using crew vans as a mobile billboard, Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) hit the road with safety.
2 years ago
811 was featured on Kent Desormeaux, abroad Exaggerator on May 21, 2016, at the 141st Preakness Stakes. With a muddy...
2 years ago
Are you tired of waiting on hold during this busy excavation season? The Dig Safely New York, Inc. i-Notice program is...
2 years ago
The Kentucky Derby is finally here! The #811 team is hoping for its 3rd sponsorship victory this Saturday! For...
2 years ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. participated in a Battle of the Businesses Trivia Challenge on Saturday, April 16, 2016. The...
2 years ago
After a winning partnership with jockey Victor Espinoza in 2014 and 2015, which resulted in two Kentucky Derby...
2 years ago
April is National Safe Digging Month! Check out what we're doing to celebrate and get involved! SIGN CONTEST To promote...
3 years ago
www.binghamtonhomepage.com/story/d/story/organization-promotes-safe-construction-practices/42938/wuSG_2jr8U-3nOsDKWgBMg...
3 years ago
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Dig Safely New York, Inc. has once again partnered with other one-call centers, the Common Ground Alliance, and...
3 years ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. held its Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Turning Stone Resort and...
3 years ago
Between the three weeks of nine regional seminars, more than 3,000 professional contractors, municipal and state...
3 years ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. kicked off the New Year with many organizational changes. First, and foremost, Kevin Hopper (...
3 years ago
In a motivational safety presentation during the 2015 Dig Safely New York Excavator Safety Seminars, Gary Norland will...
4 years ago
Dig Safely New York, Inc. was selected as a 2014 Workplace Wellness Honoree for its Fitbit Wellness Program,...
4 years ago
A scheduled maintenance will take place October 21, between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. on October 22.
4 years ago
At the end of 2014, Stephen Wright will be stepping down, retiring from the Executive Director position at Dig Safely New York.
4 years ago
Before you start a project that involves digging, you need to make a call.
4 years ago
We’re celebrating 811 Day around New York State! Check out what’s happening in your area: Auburn, New York (Central NY...
4 years ago
By Aimee M. Milks After 45 years of business, Dig Safely New York, Inc. (formerly known as UFPO) knows you have to...