New CBYD Ticket Type - "Area of Continuous Excavation"
Memo To: All Call Before You Dig Utility Members Date: June 26, 2017 Subject: New Locate Request Ticket Type On August 1, 2017, Call Before You Dig (CBYD) will begin transmitting a new ticket “type.” Currently, each ticket that you receive has a heading which describes the locate request as a <<<ROUTINE>>> or an <<<EMERGENCY>>>. Recent changes to the state regulations have created a new ticket type, known as an <<<AREA OF CONTINUOUS EXCAVATION>>>. These types of tickets are to be employed by entities who routinely excavate on their own property as part of their daily operations.
April Safe Digging Month
Call Before You Dig, Inc. mission statement is; "Provide communication and education to improve safety when excavating”. The support of this proclamation for over a decade reinforces our cause for damage prevention education.
SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO CBYD REGULATIONS (EFFECTIVE 8/02/2016)
~~Summary of changes to CBYD Regulations (effective 08/02/2016) The following is a summary of the substantive changes to the regulations, broken down by the stakeholder group affected. These are the changes where there is an actual change to the way things should be done, or areas where there is more clarifying language as to the expectations. Attached to this document is the complete set of revisions to the regulations. Please note that in the revised regulations attached If there are any questions on the changes, please contact Daniel Nivison of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority at (860) 827-2780. Excavators: • “Area of continual excavation” is defined as a location where excavation is part of the normal business of that location, including, but not limited to, cemeteries, quarries, and farms. If any party does excavation at an area such as this, they will have the option to notify CBYD of its existence, they will be provided maps of any utilities that are in the area, and are then obligated to use the same level of care if any excavation is in the approximate
E-Ticket Tips and Tricks #1
Each month we will begin publishing tips and tricks to help users work online with Call Before You Dig's new e-Ticket system. Below is the first edition of this, check it out! Click Here
E-Ticket Tips and Tricks #2
Below are the latest installments of our Tips and Tricks news items. Useful Tip #3: Update your username after you register as a new user - When you first register to use the e-ticket service, an email is sent to you with a temporary username and password which only lasts 72 hours. Make sure you update this as soon as you receive the email regarding your registration.
E-Ticket Tips and Tricks #3
E-Ticket Tips and Tricks Useful Tip #3: Update your username after you register as a new user - When you first register to use the e-ticket service, an email is sent to you with a temporary username and password which only lasts 72 hours. Make sure you update this as soon as you receive the email regarding your registration. Useful Tip #4: Provide detailed remarks about your work site - Always make sure that any remarks provided detail your activity and anything relevant to help Utilities locate your site and mark out the required area. Useful Tip #5: Your map drawing is not your Pre-Mark: By drawing on the map you are helping us work out which Utilities need to be notified and also help illustrate the dimensions of your work site to Utilities that are receiving the maps with their
Want to have a safe excavating season this year? Contact CBYD to attend one of our monthly safety meetings or register online by clicking on Special Events under the Education Tab. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month and discuss in detail CBYD regulations and requirements.
Spring 2016 Newsletter and Service Update
Welcome to Spring and to safe digging Month! Click the link to see our latest newsletter with news and updates on the service. Click Here
NEW E-TICKET SYSTEM FOR CBYD
Call Before You Dig − System Enhancement! By Stephen Rieben Manager, Call Before You Dig and President, PelicanCorp One Call, Inc. Call Before You Dig (CBYD) is migrating to a new technology platform in January 2016! The enhanced system focuses on web use and the Electronic Ticketing “E−Ticket” process.