Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board

The Board, whose members are appointed by the Governor and Legislature, is charged with overseeing the safety of excavations around buried utilities by coordinating the state's education and outreach efforts, investigating accidents to determine their causes, setting standards for safe excavation, and ensuring the state's safe excavation laws are followed.


What's New

June 21 Workshop Meeting

Workshop Meeting

June 21, 2018
10:00 a.m.

Office of the State Fire Marshal
2251 Harvard Street
4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95815


Dial in number: 1 (312) 757-3121

Access code: 918-944-413


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Dig Safe Board Fee Webinar

Webinar: Dig Safe Board Fees

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


The Dig Safe Board is preparing regulations to begin assessing the fee on January 1, 2019. Board staff will be holding a webinar on at 11:00am on Tuesday, May 22nd, where the Board’s charge, its implementation plan, and the fee to be assessed on one-call center members will be discussed.


Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature

Pursuant to Government Code Section 4216.23, the Board's first annual report was submitted to the Governor and Legislature on February 1, 2018.


Need to dig?

Dial 811 from anywhere to have your utilities marked within two working days!

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