MISS DIG 811 Workshops/Online Training/Certifications:


MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop:


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MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices was created under the mandate of Public Act 174, when MISS DIG 811 became responsible for the education of stakeholders in the excavation community. This included facility owner/operators, locators and excavators. 

The MISS DIG 811 Certification Program offers excavators training and information on safety and utility damage prevention topics and best practices, at no cost to your organization. Participants with passing scores will receive certificates. They are stored and printable from MISS DIG 811 learning management system.

It also 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.

 

Become MISS DIG 811 Certified

If you are interested in becoming MISS DIG 811 Certified, you have three options:
1. Take the Certification course online
2. Attend a live Workshop. *
3. Request a live workshop at your facility:
*Breakfast or lunch will be provided by MISS DIG 811 when you attend a live workshop.

 

To register for a workshop click the gear logo Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17 to login to our Learning Management System

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MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop Outline

Topics:

Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Overview
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Public Act 174
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Positive Response
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Tools & Resources
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Scope of Work and Ticket Ingredients
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Pipeline Safety
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Online Programs - Tools - Resources
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Locator Services
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17   Sun Prairie, WI

 

MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop Benefits

Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17  It qualifies as the training portion of your company's safety management program, one of the requirements of becoming Gold Shovel Standard Certified
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17  It qualifies for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for some professions. 
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17  It shows a commitment to safety that will prevent injury, property damage, outages, project delays, and higher costs.
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17  It provides your company and crews training and information on safety and facility damage prevention topics at NO COST!
Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17  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.**

 

Live Safe Excavation Practices Workshop Schedules

Upper Peninsula and Northern Lower MI SEP Workshops

The schedules for the Live 2020/2021 Safe Excavation Practices Workshops will be released in the near future. Please check back again to sign up.

South East MI SEP Workshops

The schedules for the Live 2020/2021 Safe Excavation Practices Workshops will be released in the near future. Please check back again to sign up.

West and South West MI SEP Workshops

The schedules for the Live 2020/2021 Safe Excavation Practices Workshops will be released in the near future. Please check back again to sign up.

To register for a workshop, click the gear logo Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17 to login to our Learning Management System.

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Webinar Safe Excavation Practices Schedules

Webinar SEP Schedule
Webinar Schedule Instructor
September 2, 2020 Eric Urbain
September 9, 2020 Dave Bowen
September 16, 2020 Pat Goddard
September 23, 2020 Eric Urbain
September 30, 2020 Dave Bowen
October 7, 2020  Pat Goddard
October 14 , 2020  Eric Urbain
October 21, 2020  Dave Bowen 
October 28, 2020 Pat Goddard
November 4, 2020 Eric Urbain
November 11, 2020  Dave Bowen
November 18, 2020 Pat Goddard
November 25, 2020 Eric Urbain

 

To get step by step instructions to register in Skillbuilder® please click the gear logo Workshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17

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Field Basics Online

The Field Basics course is part of the MISS DIG 811 Certification Program, and also meets the requirements for The Gold Shovel Safety Management System. Over the next 15 to 20 minutes, you will learn the details of Michigan's Public Act 174, what it means for you, and how to make sure you are following the law on every dig. 

The field Basics Course will cover:  How Public Act 174 affects excavators; and how MISS DIG 811 helps make it easier to comply with the law; soft excavation and hand digging methods and rules for facility owner/operators & excavators.

The MISS DIG 811 Field Basics Module:

  • 20-minute video with quiz
  • Gold Shovel Standard approved
  • Informative for field workers and new employee onboarding
  • Certificate good for 1 year

To register for the Field Basics Online Course, click the MISS DIG 811 logo to login to our Learning Manegment System SkillbuilderWorkshops/Online Training/Certifications - MISS DIG System, Inc. - 811

 

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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

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

Dave Bowen