Excavator Education Program

This 811 Certification is a 1½ hour online program designed for professional excavators. The objective of this program is to improve excavator safety through comprehensive training to prevent accidental damage to underground facilities during excavation. 

Course content is specific to Oklahoma and the Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Act as well as Contact Center procedures and Best Practices.   There is a 25 question text at the end that must be passed with an 80% or better score in order for the student to receive their certification.  The chapters in this program cover:

  1. Planning & Administration of Excavation Projects;
  2. Site Preparation & Actions for Safe Excavation; and
  3. Trenching Dangers, Damages & Consequences.  

Certification Program