Upcoming Events

PHMSA Hazmat Safety Research and Development Forum
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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Hazmat Safety Research and Development Forum is scheduled for May 16th and 17th at the National Transportation Safety Board Conference Center. The forum will be attended by industry representatives, modal authorities, federal and state officials. PHMSA will present the results of recently completed projects, brief attendees on new project plans, and solicit stakeholder input on current and future research projects.

An official announcement about the R&D Forum will be published in the Federal Register soon, but in the meantime, please feel free to circulate this email to your peers and other interested parties.

LOCATION:

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Boardroom and Conference Center,        420 10th St SW, Washington, DC 20594

DATE & TIME:

Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

REGISTRATION:

Please pre-register for these meetings athttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P7CMR3R.
Conference call-in and “live meeting” capability will be provided. When available, details will be posted at:
https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/research-and-development/hazmat/rd-meetings-and-events.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Eva Rodezno or Rick Boyle, Research and Development, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590.

Telephone: (202) 366-8799 and (202) 366-2993.

EMAIL:

[email protected]
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YVEA Contractors Breakfast – May 3rd
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Please send your RSVP’s to [email protected] or by phone (970) 871-2242.

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YVEA Contractors Breakfast – May 2nd
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Seating is limited so please RSVP to [email protected] or by phone (970) 871-2242.

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2018 El Paso County Excavator Breakfast
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April 6, 2018 at 6:30 am at the Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center

Please join the El Paso County Damage Prevention Council in kicking off National Safe Digging Month at the 7th Annual Excavator Breakfast on April 6, 2018 in Colorado Springs. Come eat a delicious breakfast, network with industry stakeholders, and learn about One Call Legislation updates and industry happenings. Internationally recognized author and speaker, Chad Hymas will speak with a powerful message about safety. Attendees include: Excavators, Facility Owners, Operators, Utility Locators, Regulatory and Compliance Entities, Emergency Responders and anyone interested in protecting life and property through utilizing safe digging practices.
Seats are limited, so RSVP early!  EVENT FULL!
Registration at 6:30am
Breakfast promptly at 7:00am
Key Note Speaker at 7:30am

Please RSVP by April 2, 2018 EVENT FULL!

Free Breakfast, Drawings, Door Prizes!
Please contact Shelly Dornick at [email protected] for any questions regarding the breakfast.
Sponsorship Opportunities 

Click here to download the sponsorship letter and fill out the following sponsorship form. For questions regarding sponsorship please contact Tracy Beers at [email protected].


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Regional Stormwater Educational Seminar – Pueblo, CO
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Join the City of Pueblo for the Regional Stormwater Educational Seminar on February 8, 2018 at the CSU Pueblo campus located at 2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO. This seminar is designed to assist Developers, Contractors, Builders, Engineers, Municipalities and others wanting to learn about: Green Alternatives to Rock & Concrete for Channel Stabilization, Colorado 811 Requirements, Erosion Control on Linear/Utility Projects Seeding and more.

Click here to download the registration form. Mail registration form (back of flyer) to Teresa Guagliardo at Pueblo County – 33601 United Ave, Pueblo, CO 81001 or email to [email protected].

Location Information: CSU Pueblo Campus map and Chemistry Building map 

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Save the Date – El Paso County Excavator Breakfast
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Save the date for the El Paso County Excavator Breakfast on April 6, 2018 in Colorado Springs. More information to come.

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2018 Weld County Damage Prevention Awareness Breakfast
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Join the Weld County Damage Prevention Council for the 18th annual Damage Prevention Awareness Breakfast on February 7, 2018. Speakers will discuss the current state of safety culture and One Call legislation changes. RSVP by January 26, 2018. Various sponsorships are available, booth fees are $150 and include a 6-foot table and chairs, $500 for large equipment, such as vac truck.

Contact Russ Hartley at [email protected] or (970) 304-2042 to be a sponsor, donate a door prize or for any other questions.

Click here to RSVP

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One Call Legislative Meetings
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Learn about the new reform proposal to the One Call law and ask questions about how it may impact your organization at the upcoming 811 Legislative Meeting. This meeting will be held in four different locations on three days.

  • Greeley Meeting – Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:00am – 11:00am, Double Tree Hilton – 919 7th St. Greeley, CO 80634, click here to RSVP
  • Denver Meeting – Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9:30am – 11:30am, Lamar Street Center – 5889 Lamar St, Arvada, CO 80003, click here to RSVP
  • Glenwood Meeting – Wednesday, December 20, 2017 8:00am – 10:00am, Glenwood Community Center – 100 Wulfsohn Rd, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, click here to RSVP
  • Grand Junction Meeting – Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Ute Water Conservancy District – 2190 H 1/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505, click here to RSVP

Meeting topics:
One 811 Membership, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Enforcement

Panelists: Ray Swerdfeger  – Swerdfeger Construction, Brad Vitale – Xcel Energy, J.D. Maniscalco – Colorado 811

Please RSVP by Dec. 12th, 2017, for questions, please contact Jennifer Wilson at [email protected].

Download the 2018 Proposed Reforms to Colorado 811 One-Call Law Fact Sheet.

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2017 Holiday Party and Open House
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Friday December 15th from 11am to 1pm at Colorado 811’s office. Please RSVP no later than December 11th to Jennifer Wilson at (303) 205-6304 or [email protected].

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NUCA Event – OSHA 10 Hour Training
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OSHA 10 Hour Required October 19-20, 2017OSHA 10 Hour Flyer8am – 2:30pm (19); 8am – 12pm (20); Breakfast & Lunch Provided on Day 1; Breakfast Provided on Day 2

NUCA Member $175; NonMember $200

NUCA of Colorado is offering the OSHA 10 Hour Training designed for all employees involved in construction work, including job foremen, superintendents, engineers and any personnel involved in underground projects.

According to OSHA 20 CFR 1026.21(b)(2), “The employer shall instruct each employee in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and the regulations applicable to his work environment to control or eliminate any hazards or other exposure to illness or injury.” The OSHA 10 Hour Outreach Program provides the desired general safety training for construction workers to help facilitate this requirement.

OSHA 10 Hour Training Topics: Introduction to OSHA, OSHA Focus Four Hazards, Fall Protection, Electrical, Struck by (falling objects, trucks, cranes), Caught in/between (trench hazards, equipment), PPE and Lifesaving Equipment, Health Hazards in Construction, Trench & Excavation, Permit Required Confined Space, Two Hours of Elective Topics (based upon class consensus)

Class Flyer

Register Online below (if you register more than just 1 person, put the names of the other attendees in the comments section)

Or Register using the Class Flyer 

Date and Time:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 8:00am to Friday, October 20, 2017 – 2:30pm
Location:
United Rentals – 791 E 64th Ave. Denver, CO 80229

Click here to register 

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