August 20: Mock Pipeline Strike & Response Training & Demonstration

This Isn’t Your Normal Safety Education Event
Stand witness to environmental destruction and the resulting high-risk effects from the depths of digging, to high-flying responses of an underground utility damage. Safely experience the dangers of damaging a utility line from the levels of field professionals, utility operators, families, and community responders. Click here to learn more about the event and to register.

Why Attend? Why Sponsor?
As recently as July 11, 2018, a Wisconsin Fire Captain was killed in the line of duty due to a gas explosion, which was the result of a contractor hitting a natural gas line. These tragic events can be witnessed around the country. Click here for more information. By sharing and attending this event, you will help enhance educational efforts, eliminate preventable damages to underground utilities, and protect the families, industry professionals, and first responders of New York State. Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Mock Pipeline Strike & Response Training & Demonstration

Rodman Lott & Son Farms
2973 NY-414
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Date Monday, August 20, 2018
Attendance This event is free to attend. 

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If you need assistance please contact:
Chris Flaherty - Utility Coordinating Committee (UCC) Field Representative
716.392.3973 •

Gabrielle R. Lake - Marketing / Public Relations Coordinator
315.437.7394 x 4009 •


3:00 p.m. - Equipment Show
5:00 p.m. - Dinner
6:00 p.m. - Mock Utility Line Hit Demonstration


No thunder/lighting: The event will be hosted.
Thunder/lighting: The event will be rescheduled to Monday, August 27, same agenda.)


Attend and Protect What Matters Most
Learn through Dig Safely New York and the 811 process how you can protect your safety, your family, and your community. This live action demonstration will show true-to-life examples of what a damaged utility emergency would look like.