Alabama 811 demonstrates the importance of “Call Before You Dig”

By October 20, 2017 No Comments


Finishing out the 2017 PipelineResponse educational courses with a bang, Alabama 811 and Enertech put on the final Mock Line Strike demonstration for the year in Decatur and it was a success!  The simulation featured an excavating crew, using large equipment to dig, puncturing an underground natural gas line, causing a spotter to pass out from the fumes in an unsafe location.  Witnesses were able to see the wrong and right way scenario play out which featured local emergency responder volunteers, working in a unified command to resolve the situation.


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