Excavation Safety Alliance (ESA) Podcast

Excavation Safety Alliance (ESA) Podcast

Hosted by: Infrastructure Resources

The Excavation Safety Alliance Podcast invites leaders in damage prevention to sit down and tell stories, highlight new technology, and share their passion for safety.

Episodes

ESA Town Hall: What are the most successful ways to investigate a damage and defend yourself?

Season #2

Everyone’s goal is to avoid hitting a cable or a pipeline during excavation. Unfortunately, damages still occur for a wide variety of reasons. When there is a damage someone has to pay the repair and related costs....
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What role can Utility Coordinating Councils play in damage prevention and excavation safety?

Season #2

Moderator Ann Rushing, Education Manager, NC811 Panel Members Marty Mead, Director of Damage Prevention, CO811 Chris Stermer, WGI – FUCC Chair Becky Kinsey, Liaison Manager, Georgia 811
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ESA Town Hall: What are the best practices for preventing damage to electric cables above and below ground?

Season #2

Hitting an electric cable when digging or working near overhead cables can be fatal. The big push to move electric cables underground along with increased spending on infrastructure highlight the need for a focus on...
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ESA Town Hall: How do we get more women involved in damage prevention, excavation safety & construction?

Season #2

Moderator: Ketha Molina, Texas811 Panel members: Whitney Larson, Safety and Health Specialist/ DEI Advocate, Minger Construction Co., Inc. Kristina Mahler, Director of Marketing, Greiner Construction & Executive...
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ESA Town Hall: Are you Prepared for the Infrastructure Bill Impacts on the Damage Prevention Industry?

Season #2

Every stakeholder group will be impacted by the construction projects included in the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Bill. This Town Hall will focus on the steps we can take to ensure we’re prepared for the significant...
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Top 3 Safety Issues Facing Locate Technicians

Season #1

Ron Peterson, Executive Director of Nulca, talks about the top three issues that locate technicians face in the field.
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The move to multi-frequency - How GPR antenae can help you with your field projects. - Daniel Bigman

Season #1

Daniel Bigman, Founder of LearnGPR.com and Bigman Geophysical, discusses the benefits of using multi-frequency systems for your projects.
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Standardized Ticket Formats - Sher Kirk

Season #1

In 2018 Sher Kirk led a group of industry professionals to successfully align the business rules and ticket formats of the four western Canadian One-Call centres. Standardization is about creating a common language...
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What are the difficulties in identifying pipes buried below the frost line with GPR? - Dan Bigman

Season #1

Daniel Bigman talks about a few things that GPR professionals can try to identify deeply buried pipes below the frostline boundary.
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CAMO - Closing Gaps in Damage Prevention With New Best Practices and First-ever Online Training- Ed Landgraf

Season #1

Ed Landgraf, Found of Coastal and Marine Operators, talks with Scott Landes about his article in dp-PRO magazine, Closing Gaps in Damage Prevention With New Best Practices and First-ever Online Training.
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Evidence Collection & Preservation in the Event of a Damage - Jim Proszek & Tony Jorgenson

Season #1

Lawyers Jim Proszek & Tony Jorgenson discuss the importance of collecting and preserving evidence when damages occur. Learn what is needed to support your case.
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5 Uses of GPR for Civil Engineering and Damage Prevention - Daniel Bigman

Season #1

Scott Landes interviews Daniel Bigman (Bigman Geophysical and Learn GPR) to discuss points from his article in dp-PRO Magazine, titled 5 Uses of Ground Penetrating Radar for Civil Engineering and Damage Prevention.
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