Field Guides

Training guides related to utility locating, safety and damage prevention

Excavation Safety University Field Guides are companion products to our training videos. These handy guides give tips on how to practice the skills and concepts contained in the corresponding video.

In addition, Field Guides serve as a refresher course and quick reference you can carry in your truck.











Field Guide: Basic Locating Skills

Underground infrastructure training material

Expands on the information provided in the "Basic Locating Theory" video, offering practical tips on how to get the most out of your locating set in field applications. Topics include basic troubleshooting and recognizing signal distortion.

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Field Guide: Basic Locating Theory

Underground infrastructure training material

This field guide explains how and why electromagnetic locating works in terms the layman can understand. Covered topics include the transmitter and receiver as well as signal frequency and methods for connection.

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Field Guide: Damage Investigation: Field Investigation Techniques

Underground infrastructure training material

Learn how to properly document damages using proven photographic, interview, and investigative procedures. Conducting a thorough investigation will help ensure that responsible parties are clearly defined.

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Field Guide: Locating Best Practices

Underground infrastructure training material

All aspects of the industry Best Practices will be covered in this DVD. You will learn how locating technology works as well as the basic steps to successfully locate pipelines and cables.

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Field Guide: Locating Safely: Avoiding Hazards

Underground infrastructure training material

This field guide is training focused on the top ten hazards locators face, featuring insight and commentary by NULCA President Christopher Koch, a fifteen year locating veteran.

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