GeoStabilization International has successfully renewed their Gold Shovel Standard Certification, a widely-recognized indication of increased safety awareness and a commitment to continuous damage prevention improvement.
GSS Certification is a proactive indication of an increased investment in damage-prevention to drive safety, reduce damages, and minimize the risks associated with excavating on or around buried assets. GSS Certified excavators rely upon a robust safety management system, which specifically incorporates prevention of damage to critical buried infrastructure to increase public and workforce safety. Companies with the Gold Shovel Standard Certification must have a complete Damage Prevention-Safety Management System (DP-SMS). These companies:
For more information on the Gold Shovel Standard certification, visit www.goldshovelstandard.org.
In the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States a rockslide occurred that presented a variety of problems for the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT).