Category Archives: New York 811 News

National 811 Day, “Know What’s Below”

National 811 Day - "Know What's Below"

New York 811 Urges Homeowners and Contractors to Put Safety First Before Digging or Excavating on 811 Day – August 11 Bohemia, NY – August 2, 2022 – Each year, across New York City and Long Island, tens of thousands of construction projects and repairs require digging and excavation. The potential for minor as well […]

April Safe Digging Month Scavenger Hunt

#ASDM #ScavengerHunt Contest has begun! Visit our social channels, on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM and comment with your guess where the #NewYork811 #VR-X-SIM is in the 5 Boroughs of NYC and LI–for your chance to win a $100 Home Depot Gift Card. Rules: Don’t miss your chance to win–ENTER NOW! With 8 chances to WIN in April! Be sure to enter […]

New York 811 VR-X-SIM – The Future of Damage Prevention

Announcing the unveiling of The New York 811 VR-X-SIM Vehicle –The Future of Damage Prevention. Join hosts, Common Ground Alliance for a virtual tour of this state-of-the-art, completely immersive virtual reality safety training vehicle and demonstration of real-world scenarios and challenges an excavator may face in the buried underground environment. Upon the conclusion of the […]

New York 811 Day Contest

In honor of #811Day and our new #NewYork811 4X Virtual Reality Simulation Training–we’re holding three trivia contests this month! Today, one winner will be awarded a new #PS4 & #VirtualReality Launch Bundle. To enter to win, go to our Facebook page and guess how many online tickets were submitted in July 2020 from the options on the screen. Don’t wait! Winner will be […]

2019 New York 811 Excavation Safety Expo, October 30th, 4-9pm

2019 New York 811 Excavation Safety Expo is almost here! Hosted at the reimagined and iconic, TWA Hotel at JFK Airport near Terminal 5. October 30, 2019, 4-9pm (Cocktail Hour is from 4-5pm). Please arrive early for check-in. Enjoy Dinner Education Sessions Keynote Speaker Please note the new location for this event: TWA Hotel and event […]