October 4, 2017

Mock Line Strike in Gardendale, AL. teaches safe digging practices for everyone to follow

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Alabama 811 along with Enertech put on a simulated gas pipeline rupture at the Gardendale Civic Center on Tuesday Oct. 3rd, for emergency officials and utility employees alike, demonstrating the right and wrong way to handle a line strike during a potential excavating mishap while witnessing emergency responders work together in a unified command to handle the situation.

 

Follow the links below to read the full news articles and see videos of the of demonstration.

http://www.njeffersonnews.com/news/pipeline-rupture-simulation-in-gardendale-emphasizes-safety-when-digging-with/article_20ae4eb6-a89f-11e7-8545-c39ba1e666c1.html

http://www.cullmantimes.com/news/call-pipeline-rupture-simulation-shows-the-dangers-of-blind-digging/article_4df6b4d0-a92b-11e7-b8f3-8b35a20d4878.html