American Electric Power - Call 811 before you dig

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American Electric Power - Call 811 before you dig

811 is the nationwide number to call before you begin any digging project. Digging, trenching or excavating without knowing where utility lines are buried could be costly ... and fatal. At American Electric Power, zero harm is what we strive for....zero harm for employees, contractors, customers, everybody.  Before you dig, protect yourself and call 811 to have the area marked for utility lines.  Planning is essential for safe digging, especially because you must call AT LEAST 48 hours before you plan to dig. 

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April is National Safe Digging Month
Did you know that a simple job like planting a tree in your yard can jeopardize your safety? It’s important to know where underground power lines are located before you begin any digging project. Always call 811 before you dig to have underground power lines marked. The call is free and having the lines marked is free too. This informational video gives you the 411 on...
Apr 4, 2012 2:50 PM ET
Today is 8-11...Don't take chances with safety!
Today is 8-11, a great reminder to call 811 before any digging project. Don’t take any chances with your safety, call 811 and have the underground power lines located before digging. A free call to 811 at least 48 hours before you plan to dig can help you avoid serious injury, expenses or even possible penalties. Learn more about the 811 process in this short video.   ...
Aug 11, 2011 8:00 AM ET
811 is the national number to call before you dig!
Did you know that a simple job like planting a tree in your yard can jeopardize your safety? Many energized power and utility lines are buried just a few feet under the ground. Digging, trenching or excavating without knowing where utility lines are buried could be costly ... and fatal. Before you dig, protect yourself and call 811 to have the area marked for utility lines.  Reference the...
Aug 8, 2011 8:00 AM ET