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The Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board improves public and worker safety by facilitating communication and learning among excavators and the operators of subsurface installations by investigating accidents to determine their causes.





Regulation Notice

The Dig Safe Board proposes to adopt proposed regulations for Investigations, Enforcement, and Area of Continual Excavation after considering all comments, objections, and recommendations reguarding the proposed action.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Initial Statement of Reasons, Text of Regulations, and any other materials concering this rulemaking can be accessed on the Office of the State Fire Marshal website.

Public comments reguarding this proposed regulatory action will be accepted through 12:00 a.m. on July 2, 2019.


Board Meetings

The Dig Safe Board typically has monthly meetings with the agenda available at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.  Board meetings are open to the public and are also available via webcast.

The next Board meeting is scheduled for July 15-16, 2019.


Annual Report to the Governor & Legislature

Pursuant to Government Code Section 4216.23, the Board's second annual report was submitted to the Governor and Legislature on February 1, 2019.  Click the images below to read the reports.

Image of Dig Safe Board's 2nd Annual Plan Cover                                            Image of Dig Safe Board's 2019 Plan Cover


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Office of the State Fire Marshal

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