VHS | USE YOUR IPHONE LIDAR FOR 3D UTILITIES

Learn how to use your iPhone’s built in LiDAR capabilities to capture utilities in 3D with John Chwalibog in this engaging interview from the 3D Forensics YouTube ChannelFollow and Subscribe to their channel hereRECENT POSTSMay. 20, 2024UA / ISSUE 94May. 17, 2024VHS | LOCATOR TV W/ JASON VANEMay. 16, 2024CHATGPT-4o & GOOGLE’S AI FOR DAMAGE PREVENTIONMay. 15, 2024HARNESSING TRANSFERABLE SKILLS …

VHS | 811 DAY

“This Friday marks National Safe Digging Day, also known as National 811 Day. The annual initiative encourages people to pick up the phone before they pick up the shovel. Donovan Jones with Virginia Natural Gas is here to tell us more.”  RECENT POSTSMay. 20, 2024UA / ISSUE 94May. 17, 2024VHS | LOCATOR TV W/ JASON VANEMay. 16, 2024CHATGPT-4o & GOOGLE’S …

VHS | DIGGING DANGERS 27

Join us for this 3 minute preview of “Digging Dangers 27: When Things Go South” It uses real interviews with first responders and on-site accident footage to provide vital information on how a contractor should respond to a gas leak. Find the full videos on the digging dangers website: https://diggingdangers.vhx.tv/ These videos are a great safety resource…RECENT POSTSMay. 20, 2024UA …

VHS | LOCATING ATT PHONE LINES

We’ve featured 811 Chicago Utility Locating videos before but this is an interesting one so worth a feature. In this episode they’re doing “mission impossible” locating for ATT phone lines  Subscribe to their channel here: 811 Chicago Utility Locating YouTube VHS (Video Highlight Series) is where we shine our spotlight on a video that focuses on the damage prevention community …

VHS | CROSS BORE SAFETY

This weeks VHS is from Hydromax USA and they’re talking about Cross Bore Safety! In their own words:  “What is a cross bore? What should homeowners know about the many pipeline safety efforts being utilized? Join us to learn how natural gas companies are taking proactive measures to find and eliminate these potentially hazardous situations. An unintentional intersection between underground …

VHS | IMPORTANCE OF MAPPING

This weeks VHS is from the Proctor’s webinar with Nicholas Zembillas and Brenda Regime on Geospatial Mapping and SUE. In their own words:  “In this webinar, we will explore how geospatial mapping and subsurface utility engineering can improve workflows, reduce the risk of line strikes, and ultimately lead to more efficient and effective engineering, construction & asset management operations. Whether …

VHS | UTILITY LOCATION MARKING

This weeks VHS is from Geodigraph Videos as they focus on marking utility locates!  “Mapping and marking the underground infrastructure is a complex task, and these intricate symbols provide a brief window into these important and intricate systems. Next time you come across some cryptic street scribbles, you’ll know that these annotations are an important element of damage prevention and …

VHS | PRIVATE LOCATING PROPANE

Pipehorn tackle private locating of propane in this weeks VHS: “This video demonstrates how the Pipehorn 800-HL solves issues and makes digging safer for propane operators. In addition to propane, private lines can include: pet fences, utilities “beyond the meter”, power/water feeds to outbuildings, pool lines, irrigation, lighting, alarms, and other pipes or cables within a dig area. Private utility …

VHS | HOW ARE LATERALS INSTALLED?

Having some knowledge of the excavators job, makes locating and damage prevention easier. Take a look at this video from JR Excavating & Sons to see how they approach installing laterals. You’ll be able to identify their challenges in digging safely… “This video is Commercial Water Fire Lateral ! We will take you through how a water line system is …

VHS | WHAT MAKES A GOOD LOCATOR?

Here’s a video from GeoScope TV on the secrets to successful utility locators! “Locating underground utilities may seem challenging, but with the right approach, it becomes easier to avoid mistakes and ensure successful outcomes. In this video, we delve into the key differences between good locators and not-so-good locators. We believe that locating isn’t inherently difficult; it’s the people who …