Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 11


TANGIBLE BENEFITS
Some ORCGA benefits are easily quantified. By investing in
membership with the ORCGA your organization will receive:

Membership
Feature
Ear to the Ground

Description
Exclusive member publication
published twice annually

This manual describes the types
Best Practices Manual of activities that prevent damage
to underground infrastructure

Benefits

$ Value

Keep abreast of updates from utilities, industry, regulators and
government on new safety regulations and pertinent damage
prevention education articles

$10

Developed by industry practitioners, this manual covers all
standard Dig Safe practices, with proven successful results.
The Best Practices manual was adopted nationally in 2014

$30

Damage Information
Reporting Tool (DIRT)
Report

This annual report paints a picture
of safety and damage prevention
Provides industry insight by detailing the root causes of utility
in Ontario, as well as comparisons strikes and the sectors that are causing damages
to other provinces.

Geographic Councils

13 meetings meeting held across
the province, twice yearly

Connect and network with local communities to discuss safe
work practices, damage prevention training and developing
issues. The Geographic Councils are free of charge and
includes a meal

$200+

Damage Prevention
Symposium

An invitation to the Damage
Prevention Symposium as an
delegate or exhibitor

Delegates will learn from national and provincial damage
prevention experts, attend presentations on emerging trends
and network with decision makers
Exhibitors have the opportunity to exhibit their latest products
and services to delegates from across the province

$500+

Damage Prevention
Technician ® Program

Access to instruction on the
fundamentals of locating
employed by specific industries.

Tangibly demonstrates your individual or organization's position
on damage prevention by attending this recognized program

$600+

Locate Rodeo

Canada's only Locator competition
Contribute to the promotion and importance of the locating
that celebrates first-in-class
industry, both at the provincial and international level
locating skills

$200+

ORCGA Annual Golf
Tournament

A well-attended double
tournament in support of a
charitable cause

Day long opportunity to host clients and prospects in an
informal environment and to personally forward brand
messaging with decision makers

$250+

Dig Safe Events

Province wide events promoting
damage prevention awareness

A tangible way in which to demonstrate safety due diligence to
government, the media and the public at large

$200+

Sponsorship

Promotion of your organization
through event, print, web and
social media channels

Develop year-round touchpoints positioning your organization
as a damage prevention thought leader and to drive awareness
of your brand

$300+

Member Value
Program

Benefit Partners Employee Benefits Program
St. John Ambulance First Aid Training Discounts
Exclusive pricing opportunities,
Grand & Toy Discounts
from a variety of businesses,
Landscape Ontario Winter Courses Discounts
available only to ORCGA members
Purolator Courier Discounts
Vubiz online business and H&S training

Total Value

$30

Could potentially save
your business thousands
of dollars!

$3500+

Membership costs only $125 for companies with less than 50 employees

It is easy to see the value received more than pays for the cost of membership!
Come out to the Geographic Councils, participate as a volunteer, secure a booth at Symposium, or take advantage of our
many opportunities and personally uncover the rich value of ORCGA membership.
For more information about membership, please call 866.446.4493

FALL 2016

11



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016

President’s Message
Membership in the ORCGA: Uncovering Value
Dig Safe, Dig Smart
DIRT Report
Ontario One Call
Our Hidden Infrastructure
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - cover1
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - cover2
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 3
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 4
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 5
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 6
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 7
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 8
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - President’s Message
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - Membership in the ORCGA: Uncovering Value
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 11
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - Dig Safe, Dig Smart
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 13
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 14
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 15
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - DIRT Report
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 17
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - Ontario One Call
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 19
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 20
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 21
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 22
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - Our Hidden Infrastructure
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 24
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 25
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 26
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 27
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 28
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 29
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - 30
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - cover3
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2016 - cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0119
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0218
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0118
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0217
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0117
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0216
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0116
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0215
https://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/RGCB/RGCB0115
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com