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2018 One-Call Excavator and Utility Training-- Billings

  • Dates: 16 Feb, 2018
Excavator Training - 6:00 pm (includes meal which starts at 5:30pm) Followed by ITIC Training
This is training focused on contractors, but open to anyone that excavates. (Does include meal) Training consists: ● Proposed One-Call Law Update● Safe Excavation Practices ● Ticket Submission Requirements ● Case Study ● Bad Ticket Reporting

Fun, interactive, and interesting training for professional excavators, contractors, and member utilities regarding the One-Call / Call Before You Dig system, safe excavation and understanding your rights and responsibilities under the Montana One Call Law. Studies of previous excavation accidents and how they may have been prevented.

Three Training Session:
Attend the sessions that are right for you.


 **Please register if you are attending the Excavator Training Session with meal.**


Session A: Excavator Training: (meal starts at 5:30 pm, training starts promptly at 6:00 pm)

  • One-Call Law Update
  • Safe Excavation Practices
  • Ticket Submission Requirements
  • Case Study
  • Bad Ticket Reporting

Session B: Internet Ticket Training: (follows Excavator Training, no registration required)


Session C: One-Call Member Utility Company Training: (starts promptly at 4:30 pm no registration required)

  • Basic One Call Member Update
  • MCA 69-4-5 Incident Reports

It is a chance to meet with some of your local utility company's employees to discuss excavation related issues. You will also get excavation requirements and safety information about digging near pipelines from pipeline companies operating in your area.

Safe digging is everyone's responsibility. It takes a commitment from all individuals involved. This is a free educational event available for all members of your company. Count it as a company safety meeting.

Training, Food and Prizes are on us; Attendance and Participation are on you!

Bring your questions & comments. / Montana Utilities Coordinating Council, along with Washington811, is a non-profit association of underground facility owners joined together to create a One-Call or a Call Before You Dig system for 54 of the 56 counties of Montana. Our organization contracts with a Call Center that receives phone or internet based requests for location information of the underground utilities of our members. That Call Center, in turn, notifies our member underground facility owners when and where your excavation is to take place so they can mark the location of their underground facilities and mark their location utilizing colored flags, whiskers, or paint.

The Montana Utilities Coordinating Council (MUCC) is a non-profit organization that consists of essentially the same members of with the addition of contractors to help coordinate underground facility owners joint concerns and safe excavation around the state of Montana.

Each year and MUCC conduct training regarding the rules, regulation, and recommendations regarding the One-Call / Call Before You Dig System and safe excavation during the slow excavation months of January, February and March. 

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