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Industry Initiatives

Excavation Safety Alliance (ESA)

Excavation Safety Alliance (ESA) is a membership program and actively engaged in creating damage prevention solutions through content, community, and events. The 2021 ESA launch coincides with Safe digging Month and the start of Global Excavation Safety Conference VIRTUAL.

Content

Community

Events

ESA hosts hundreds of hours of training videos, courses, and written material from across the industry. We are collecting, creating, and curating content for a learning experience unlike any other currently available.

ESA is the gathering place for utility safety professionals. ESA forums provide a space for open discussion across the industry, making it perfect for presenting new ideas, tackling old problems, and creating collaborative solutions.

On-demand and scheduled ESA Virtual Events are available to expand your industry knowledge and enhance your job skills. Exclusive discounts available to members.

Damage Prevention Week (DPW)

The perfect setting to bring together major industry stakeholders to meet face-to-face to discuss new ideas, promote ways to prevent damage to our underground and overhead infrastructure and improve safety in the excavation community.

Pipeline Ag Safety Alliance (PASA)

Transforming the relationship between utility operators and the agricultural community, PASA works closely with the National Association of County Agricultural Agents to keep our buried infrastructure, our environment, and America’s farmers and ranchers safe with tools and resources designed to prevent damage to buried utilities through education and improved communication.

Locator Safety & Appreciation Week (LSAW)

Transforming the relationship between utility operators and the agricultural community, PASA works closely with the National Association of County Agricultural Agents to keep our buried infrastructure, our environment, and America’s farmers and ranchers safe with tools and resources designed to prevent damage to buried utilities through education and improved communication.

Emerging Damage Prevention Leaders (EDPL)

The EDPL’s mission is to attract, educate and connect the damage prevention professional leaders of tomorrow to accelerate their impact towards the industry’s common goals.