Training:


MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop:

 

 

MISS DIG 811 Certification

To become MISS DIG 811 Certified there are three choices:

• Safe Excavation Practices Online Course

• Safe Excavation Practices Webinar (instructor led)

• Safe Excavation Practices Live Workshop at your facility

 

You can also take the abbreviated Field Basics online course. 

Access any of these courses by clicking on the gear link below, you will be directed to sign in or create an account. Once you are signed in click on the orange tile with the course you wish to take listed on it.

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MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop Benefits
Training - 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
Training - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17    It qualifies for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for some professions. 
Training - 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.
Training - 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!
Training - 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.**

 

MISS DIG 811 Safe Excavation Practices Workshop Outline

Topics:

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

 

 

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 Training - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17 to login to our Learning Management System.

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

 

Webinar Safe Excavation Practices Schedules

Webinar SEP Schedule

 

  • Thursday’s from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM 

 

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

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

 

Safe Excavation Practices Online

Safe Excavation Practices Online:

Material is consistent with webinar and workshop courses.

This self-paced online course features video content broken down into modules with a quiz after each section. Complete the course in one sitting or several, whatever is convenient for your schedule. A final exam tests your knowledge of the information covered. A passing score of at least 75% is required to become MISS DIG 811 Certified. A certificate is provided to download. The course can be retaken if you do not pass.

 

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

 

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

 

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 SkillbuilderTraining - MISS DIG System, Inc. - Certification_Wheel_12-17

 

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

 

 

Toolbox Talk

MISS DIG 811 Education Specialists are available to meet with you at your office or job site to discuss safety and damage prevention topics of your choosing at no cost to you. Our presentations and toolbox talks can be tailored to your companys interests and needs and can last from 15 to 60 minutes based on your availability.

 
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Damage and Safety Alliance

Establish a DSA in your area


If you are interested in establishing a DSA meeting in your local area, please feel free to contact the Education Department at education@missdig811.org for suggestions. A member of the Education Team will participate in several of your DSA meetings throughout the year to provide educational information, updates, and helpful material. We will also promote your efforts on our website, through emails and in our newsletters.

 

DSA meeting updates:


To access remotely, call 248-724-5800 ID (827817) 

Visual aids may be viewed during the meeting with JOIN.ME at https://www.join.me/damageprevention
 
For email updates including meeting reminders sign up at:
 

Tri-County

 

SouthWestern Michigan


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Meeting Location

Due to COVID-19 conditions DSA’s will be by Webinar until restrictions are lifted

Call in number: 248-724-5800 code: 703799

 
Meeting Times
Meeting Times: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (unless otherwise stated)

 

2021:

Thursday, January 14th

Thursday, April 15th

 
Contact

Eric Urbain Miss Dig 811

eurbain@missdig811.org 248-370-6422

 

 

 

Western Michigan


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Meeting Location

Due to COVID-19 conditions DSA’s will be by Webinar until restrictions are lifted

Call in number: 248-724-5800 code: 703799#

 
Meeting Times
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (unless otherwise stated)

 

2021:

Thursday, January 21st

Thursday, April 22nd

 
Contact

Eric Urbain Miss Dig 811

eurbain@missdig811.org (248-370-6422)

 

 

 

Northern Lower Michigan


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Meeting Location

Due to COVID-19 conditions DSA’s will be by Webinar until restrictions are lifted

Call in number: 906-553-0020 code: 385018#

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted DSA’s will be held at:

Cherryland Electric Cooperative

5930 US Hwy 31 Grawn, MI 49637

 
Meeting Times

Meeting Times: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (unless otherwise stated)

2020:

Wednesday, November 4th (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM)

2021:

Tuesday, February 2nd

Tuesday, May 4th

Tuesday, August 3rd

Tuesday, November 5th

 
Contact
Pat Goddard MISS DIG 811

 

 

 

Upper Peninsula


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Meeting Location
 

Due to COVID-19 conditions DSA’s will be by Webinar until restrictions are lifted

Call in number: 906-553-0020 code: 385018#

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted DSA’s will be held at:

Marquette Municipal Center

1100 Wright Street  Marquette, MI 49855

Meeting Times

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (unless otherwise stated)

2020:

Thursday, November 5th

2021:

Thursday, February 4th

Thursday, May 6th

Thursday, August 5th

Thursday, November 4th

 

Contact
Pat Goddard MISS DIG 811
pgoddard@missdig811.org 906-553-0033

 

If you would like to volunteer to lead the Upper Peninsula DPA please contact Pat Goddard.

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing Education Credits

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

 

Key Safe Excavation Practice SEP               
  Remote Ticket Entry RTE              
  Remote Members Access  RMA              
                   
    SEP in-person  SEP Webinar  SEP Online  RTE Basic  RTE Full Access  Collaborative Design  RMA Mapping  RMA Positive Response
  Waste Water .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Drinking Water  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs           
  Pre licensure of Residential Builder  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Residential Builder  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Residential Maintenance & Alteration .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Landscape Architect  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Professional Surveyor  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 
  Professional Engineer  .3 /3 CECs  .3 /3 CECs .3 /3 CECs  .2 /2 CECs  .2 /2 CECs .2 /2 CECs .1 /1 CECs .1 /1 CECs 

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