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What is the MISS DIG 811 Certification Program?


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Under the mandate of Public Act 174, MISS DIG 811 is responsible for the education of stakeholders in the excavation community, including facility owner/operators, locators and excavators.  The course explains, in detail, the MISS DIG 811 process and lays out damage prevention, safety practices and best practices.  It covers requirements for underground facility owners as well as clarifying requirements for those excavators working near these underground lines. It provides practical, up-to-date tools which help navigate the process and bring about the most efficient, safe outcome possible. MISS DIG 811 Certification is currently good for 3 years and you can take the course online or attend a live workshop.

What does the MISS DIG 811 Certification Safe Excavation Practices Course cover?

Topics

MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   PUBLIC ACT 174
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   TOOLS AND RESOURCES
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   PIPELINE SAFETY
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   OVERHEAD ELECTRIC SAFETY
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   LOCATOR SERVICES
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   NO MARKS TICKET
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert   DAMAGE REPORTING TOOL

What are the benefits of  MISS DIG 811 Certification?

MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert  It qualifies as the training portion of your company's safety management program, one of the requirements of becoming Gold Shovel Standard Certified
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert  You earn CEC credits for certain trades  see below
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert  It shows a commitment to safety that will prevent injury, property damage, outages, project delays, and high costs.
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert  It provides your company and crews training and information on safety and facility damage prevention topics at NO COST!
MISS DIG 811 Certification Program - MISS DIG System, Inc. - MD_Cert  It can be used as a marketing tool demonstrating your company stands above the rest when it comes to an exemplary level of safety in the field.
 
**Set a new standard in safety; MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Certification attests to your continued safety training and following Public Act 174, and CGA Best Practices.**

How do I become MISS DIG 811 Certified?

If you are interested in becoming MISS DIG 811 Certified, you have three options:

Option 1: Take the Certification course online by clicking on the icon above to register. There are 7 modules with 7 quizzes that must be passed to become MISS DIG 811 Certified.

Option 2:  Attend a live workshop.  Click on Education in the red banner at the top of the MISS DIG 811 webpage and scroll down to the MISS DIG 811 Schedule of Upcoming Events.  Click on the workshop you would like to attend and then click Register.

Click on this link if you need help registering yourself into a workshop: https://youtu.be/9hur0pS1NaQ 

Click on this link if you need help registering multiple people into a workshop: https://youtu.be/rwavTFqvE7g

Option 3: Set up a live workshop at your facility: Contact an Education Specialist if you’d like to get all your employees certified at one time by hosting a certification workshop at your facility at no cost to your company.

Depending on the time of the workshop, breakfast or lunch will be provided by MISS DIG 811.

Our live version of the MISS DIG 811 Certification Program, covers the same modules as the online course, plus attendees receive more detailed information about relevant topics such as Positive Response, Web and Design Programs, and Ingredients of a Quality Ticket.  The live workshop also gives attendees an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and learn in an environment of mixed professions offering a wealth of experience.

 

Continuing Education Credits

Both the online and the live version of the workshops qualify you for CECs for the following trades:

  ONLINE LIVE
Wastewater 0.2 Credits 0.3 Credits
Drinking Water 0.2 Credits 0.3 Credits
Landscape Architect 2 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Professional Surveyor 2 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Professional Engineer 2 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Residential Builder 2 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Maintenance & Alteration Contractor 2 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Pre-licensure - Residential Builder 3 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit
Pre-licensure - Maintenance & Alteration Contractor 3 Hrs Credit 3 Hrs Credit

 

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If you have questions or need assistance, contact Linda Portelli at lportelli@missdig811.org or by phone at (248) 370-6441.