Online Locate Request Webinars (Basic & Advanced)
If you are new to BC 1 Call or would like to learn how to request a locate online, you can watch our free webinars. They will walk you through all the steps of the ticket submission process and discuss frequently asked questions.
Basic Online Locate Webinar: Ideal for homeowners and frontline contractors
Advanced Online Locate Webinar: Ideal for supervisory contractors
About BC 1 Call Brochure: Learn about BC 1 Call - who we are, how to request a locate, the importance of digging safely, and other important information everyone who is planning to undertake a project that involves digging in BC must know.
Worker Training Resources
BC 1 Call Training Presentation - For use by Education Partners in their professional training, or by employers looking to give employees in Locate Departments or in the field an overview of BC 1 Call and our process.
WordSafeBC Toolbox Safety Meeting Discussion Guide about BC 1 Call- For use by supervisors in discussions with workers about the importance of using BC 1 Call. So workers know what information is required to place a locate request with BC 1 Call, use the guide in conjunction with the Locate Request Information Checklist below.
Locate Request Information Checklist- Outlines information required in order for BC 1 Call members to provide clear, quality instructions on how to avoid inadvertently damaging underground infrastructure when disturbing the ground.
International Code for Marking Buried Facilities: When your site is marked out showing the location of buried facilities, the markers will be coded in accordance with these colours to indicate the type of buried facilities.
Safe Digging Promotional Resources
BC 1 Call Marketing & Communications Info Package: This package includes samples of BC 1 Call content that can be used on your organization's communications channels such as website, blog, newsletter, and social media platforms so that the safe digging message can reach as many BC residents as possible.
BC 1 Call Bumper Stickers: Show you are part of the Safe Digging Community while on the road. Order your free BC 1 Call bumper stickers from email@example.com. Don't forget to replace existing bumper stickers bearing our old logo!
Black & White BC 1 Call Logo: For co-branding marking flags, etc.
Colour BC 1 Call Logo: For use on your website or collateral.
Resources for Homeowners/ Residential Contractors
Locate Request Information Checklist- Outlines information required in order for BC 1 Call to provide clear, quality instructions on how to avoid inadvertently damaging underground infrastructure when disturbing the ground.
External Damage Prevention Resources
City of Burnaby's Story of Award Winning Automation: "Automated Dial Before You Dig System" using BC 1 Call as the source of 100% of it's locate requests:
- Presentation to MISA BC by Herman Louie
- 2022 Safe Software Blog Post "Harnessing the Power of Automation for Efficiency"
- See also BC 1 Call's Blog congratulating the City on winning MISBC's 2022 Spirit of Innovation Award and highlighting the business & service impacts of the City's Dial Before You Dig System
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