The Hole You Dig: Ground Disturbance Gone Wrong
The Hole You Dig: The Real Cost of Ground Disturbance Gone Wrong is an online course developed by Safety in Schools which focuses on the widespread impact that digging gone wrong can have on the surrounding community, residents and businesses.
The course was originally developed for a high school audience and released to high school users in August 2017, however the course material is appropriate for adults as well and is now available online.
To start the online course, click here.
This course was sponsored by Alberta Labour through an Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Innovation and Engagement Grant, and developed with support and technical assistance from ABCGA.
Digger's Guide to Safe Bone Burying
Digger is ready to help kids learn how to dig safely with his interactive guide to Safe Bone Burying.
Digger’s Guide to Safe Bone Burying is an interactive educational video developed by the ABCGA and Safety in Schools to introduce 9- to 12-year-olds to basic safe digging practices in the classroom and to the importance of calling or clicking before you dig.
The interactive game will be distributed to students with the help of Ag for Life, an Alberta organization that offers educational programming to help improve rural and farm safety.
The program was made possible thanks to funding from Alberta Labour through an Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Innovation and Engagement Grant.
The education and marketing committee manages the promotional outreach for the ABCGA including the hosting of an annual DIG SAFE conference in April.
The Marketing / Education Committee Objectives are: