BEFORE YOU DIG
The land around your house may conceal a network of electrical cables, gas pipes and telephone or television cables.
Before you dig, make sure it is safe to do so!
Contact Info-Excavation 3 business days before work begins.
There is no charge for this service.
Place your locate request online: www.info-ex.com.
The Quebec alliance for the protection of underground installation (APISQ) has produced a DVD illustrating gentle excavation techniques designed to prevent damage to buried infrastructure, thereby reducing the risk of what can be very serious consequences not only for workers’ safety, but for the general public as well.
To view the guide of the Best Practices in Underground Infrastructure Damage Prevention of the Canadian Common Ground Alliance, click here.