1997: Damage Prevention Conference & Exposition
1997 811 is implemented as a national call before you dig number.
2005: Becoming Infrastructure Resources
The company changed its name to Infrastructure Resources, LLC
2005: Excavation Safety Guide
2005 IR brings innovative change to the landscape with its first print publication, Excavation Safety Guide. This resource guide is designed to help excavators navigate safely through the excavation process from pre-planning to job completion and keeps important industry resources at a contractor’s fingertips day-in and day-out while excavating onsite.
2004: Underground Focus Academy
2006 The Conference was rebranded to create a link to our annual Excavation Safety Guide. The education sessions were dramatically increased to provide more educational content.
Excavation Safety University
2009 The Excavation Safety University product line is launched to provide the industry with multimedia training options including videos, live webinars and onsite workshops. Subject matter experts within the industry provide their knowledge and expertise to create quality training materials designed to promote damage prevention and excavation safety.
Underground Focus Events LLC
2003 Founded in 2003 as Underground Focus Events, we are dedicated to the core values of innovation, integrity, customer focus and giving back. Created to fill a real need in the underground utility industry – we are a trusted source for damage prevention and public awareness expertise and solutions for the utility and excavation industry. The company’s first event, Underground Focus Live!, was an outdoor tradeshow dedicated to raising awareness for damage prevention.
2006: Underground Focus Academy becomes Excavation Safety Conference
2004 The company first displayed its commitment to innovation the very next year by adding the Underground Focus Academy event which combined outdoor demonstrations with classroom education.