FMIT Safety Webinar: Preventing and Investigating Utility Damage

  • Dates: 08 – 08 Aug, 2024
  • Address: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Anita Wick
  • Email:
  • Phone: 407.367.1734

FMIT Safety Webinar: Preventing and Investigating Utility Damage

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This webinar aims to raise awareness about the crucial importance of preventing utility damage and equipping participants with the knowledge and tools needed to safeguard their communities. The webinar will explore the various challenges and risks associated with utility damage, such as gas, water, electricity, and telecommunications. Attendees will gain insights into the potential consequences of utility accidents, including service disruptions, environmental hazards, property damage, and, most importantly, risks to public safety.

Topics Include:

  • Overview of different utility systems and their significance in daily life.
  • Identifying critical components vulnerable to damage and potential consequences.
  • Recognizing the main reasons behind utility damage incidents.
  • Highlighting common excavation-related accidents and third-party damages.
  • Best practices and advanced technologies for preventing utility damage.
  • Developing robust reporting mechanisms for timely damage detection.
  • Efficient emergency response strategies to mitigate the impact of utility incidents.
  • Understanding the investigative process following a utility damage incident.
  • Roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the investigation.


We DO NOT provide certificates for any webinars. If your department is using this webinar as department training, simply document the completion of the training on a training roster or meeting summary form. 

Target Audience:

This webinar is best suited for organizational leadership since it provides information on planning, policy development or high-level risk management strategies that most employees are not involved in. 

Date/Time: August 8, 2024 (2-3pm)

Presenter:  Trevor Reschny, CSP

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