For safety reasons and because of the enormous threat utility accidents pose to businesses, the consortium is working to educate the public on all ways of preventing utility damage in addition to disseminating information about the new detection system. In November 1995, the Construction Automation and Robotics Laboratory (CARL) hosted the annual Underground Damage Prevention Seminar for contractors that carry out this type of location work. The seminar brought over 150 industry employees and vendors of underground locating devices for the information on the latest equipment and legal efforts meant to protect underground utilities.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Management in Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1998|