BATON ROUGE, LA (LOCAL33)(FOX44) – Call before you dig! That’s message behind Safe Digging Day.
Sunday, August 8 is Safe Digging Day. It serves as a reminder to think before you dig.
Louisiana One Call is reminding residents to call 811 before digging.
What they mean by digging is any construction that requires workers to dig or put something in the ground. This could be a mailbox, a new fence or swimming pool.
The goal of Safe Digging Day is to raise awareness of the dangers involved if you don’t call before you dig.
To keep you and your family safe call 811. The call is FREE and they can help you file a locate request.
To learn more about safe digging day visit Louisiana One Call website.