The construction season has begun in New York and even though we are only two months in to the new year, there have already been over 20 damages reported as a result of operator error.

Dig Safely New York has released a schedule of upcoming seminars that will instruct and inform operators about various safety issues to watch for.

According to the information provided from Dig Safely New York:

To prepare professionals for excavation season, Dig Safely New York is hosting its 12th annual Excavator Safety Seminar series. Throughout the month of March during the Excavator Safety Seminars, thousands of industry professionals and community members across the State of New York will experience premier underground prevention training on safe digging best practices.

This is a statewide push to improve the the safety for the operators and to limit the reports of damage and errors as we head in to the 2018 spring and summer construction season.

March 27 is the date for the seminar in Hamburg.

You’re Invited! Excavator Safety Seminars March 2018 The free Excavator Safety Seminars will take place in nine (9) locations across New York State throughout the month of March. Last year, over 3,600 guests were in attendance. For more information please visit

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