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

2018 Education and Outreach Board Meeting Materials


 2018 Education and Outreach Board Meeting

April 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Hilton, Catalina Room
701 West Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90831

Webinar Link

2018 Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Seminar


The Office of the State Fire Marshal hosts the

  2018 Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Seminar

April 18, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Long Beach Marriott Hotel
Grand Ballroom
4700 Airport Plaza Drive Long Beach, CA 90815

Please visit OSFM’s website for registration and other information: http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/pipeline/pipeline


State Senate recognizes April as California Safe Digging Month

Meeting Dates Announced

January 09, 2018: Sacramento

February 22 & 23, 2018: Monrovia

March 15, 2018: Salinas

April 19, 2018: Long Beach

May 24 & 25, 2018: Sacramento

June 21 & 22, 2018: Sacramento

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.

2018 Plan Released


Need to dig?

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

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