2023 Damage Prevention Awareness Seminars
Registration will open December 1, 2022

This informative FREE breakfast seminar is designed for everyone involved in preventing damages to buried utility lines. The purpose of the seminar will be to provide education on protecting underground facilities and promoting public safety during excavation.

TimeEvent
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Registration, Displays, & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.Welcome
8:10 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Pipeline Awareness Presentation
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.Safety is Our Priority Presentation
8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Safety Enforcement Code Video
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.Blue Stakes of Utah 811 Presentation
9:50 a.m. – 10:10a.m.Prize Drawing & Vendor Displays

Please select the registration link associated with the date and time of your choice below:

2023 DPA Seminar Dates & Times

Wednesday, January 4, 2023: ST GEORGE (Washington & Kane Counties)
Hilton Garden Inn
1731 South Convention Center Drive, St. George, Utah 84790


Thursday, January 5, 2023: CEDAR CITY (Iron, Beaver, & Garfield Counties)
Marriott Courtyard Hotel
1294 South Interstate Drive, Cedar City, Utah 84720

Friday, January 6, 2023: BEAVER (Sanpete, Millard & Juab Counties)
Beaver City Offices (Old Belnap School)
30 W. 300 N., Beaver, Utah 84713

Tuesday, January 10, 2023: PARK CITY (Summit & Wasatch Counties)
Park City Hospital (Blair Education Center)
900 Round Valley Drive, Park City, Utah 84060

Wednesday, January 11, 2023: VERNAL (Duchesne, Uintah & Daggett Counties)
Uintah Western Park Convention Center
302 East 200 South, Vernal, Utah 84078

Thursday, January 12, 2023: PRICE (Emery & Carbon Counties)
Carbon County Fairgrounds & Event Center
310 South Fairgrounds Road, Price, Utah 84501

Tuesday, January 17, 2023: SANDY (Salt Lake & Tooele Counties)
Salt Lake Community College @ Karen G. Miller Conference Center (KGMC)
9750 South 300 West, Sandy, Utah 84070

Wednesday, January 18, 2023: SANDY (Salt Lake & Tooele Counties)
Salt Lake Community College @ Karen G. Miller Conference Center (KGMC)
9750 South 300 West, Sandy, Utah 84070

Tuesday, January 24, 2023: LOGAN (Rich, Box Elder & Cache Counties)
Riverwoods Conference Center
615 South Riverwoods Parkway, Logan, Utah 84321

Wednesday, January 25, 2023: KAYSVILLE (Weber, Davis & Morgan Counties)
Boondocks
525 South Deseret Drive, Kaysville, Utah 84037

Thursday, January 26, 2023: KAYSVILLE (Weber, Davis & Morgan Counties)
Boondocks
525 South Deseret Drive, Kaysville, Utah 84037

Wednesday, February 1, 2023: BLANDING (San Juan County)
Blanding Arts and Events Center
711 West 100 South, Blanding, Utah 84511

Thursday, February 2, 2023: MOAB (Grand County)
Grand Center
182 North 500 West, Moab, Utah 84532

Tuesday, February 7, 2023: PROVO (Utah County)
Provo City Library
550 N. University Avenue, Provo, Utah 84601

Wednesday, February 8, 2023: PROVO (Utah County)
Provo City Library
550 N. University Avenue, Provo, Utah 84601

Thursday, February 9, 2023: RICHFIELD (Sevier County)
Snow College Campus (Admin Building)
800 West 200 South, Richfield, Utah 84701

Contractors who attend a Blue Stakes of Utah 811 Damage Prevention Awareness Seminar are eligible to receive two continuing education credit hours in alternating years with verification of attendance toward their contractor licensing as required by the State of Utah’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) as follows:

  • Contractors (2 core credit hours)
    License numbers ending with 5501 & 5551
  • Plumbers (2 professional credit hours)
    License numbers ending with 5508, 5509, 5510, 5518 & 5519
  • Electricians (2 professional credit hours)
    License numbers ending with 5502, 5503, 5504, 5505 & 5506

Drinking Water Professionals who attend a Damage Prevention Awareness Seminar are eligible to receive 0.2 CEU’s & Wastewater Professionals are eligible to receive 0.2 CEU’s, with verification of attendance towards their certification number.

Please make sure your registration includes your correct license number in order to receive your continuing education credit.


2022 Damage Prevention Awareness Seminars

 

Blue Stakes of Utah 811 would like to thank all those that participated in our DPA Seminars this year. The seminar provided education on topics such as Pipeline Awareness, Safety is Our Priority, Pipeline Safety Enforcement Code, Blue Stakes of Utah 811, Excavation Safety 101 Online Training portal, Electronic Positive Response (EPR), and the Blue Stakes Mobile App available from the Apple and Google Play Stores.

Provided below is information from the events for both those that missed it as well as those that attended. Please use this information to enhance your damage prevention efforts as you continue to be a safe digging partner. Click on the DPA Presentation 2022 videos below to watch the entire seminar.

Total 2022 Attendance: 2013

  • First Time Attendee:
  • 40%
  • Companies Represented:
  • 768
  • Overall Seminar Rating:
  • 94%
  • Total App Downloads:
  • Over 2500

    EXCAVATION SAFETY 101
    ONLINE TRAINING PORTAL


    DOPL, Drinking Water, and Wastewater Continuing Education Credits requested by attendees should be posted by the end of April 2022.

    If you have any questions or requests about damage prevention education including handouts, banners, Excavators’ Guides, or to schedule future safety training classes, please contact Spence Felsted at spencef@bluestakes.org.

    Registration for the 2023 DPA seminars will appear on this page beginning in December 2022. Please plan on attending!


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