Safety Resources


NUCA National Safety News Archives

NUCA Safety News focuses on important regulatory and safety issues in the utility construction industry, and is written by NUCA's own safety expert George Kennedy. It is published bi-monthy and e-mailed to all NUCA members, six times per year.

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OSHA QuickTakes

Join more than 240,000 subscribers who rely on QuickTakes for information about workplace safety and health. QT is free and distributed twice monthly. Starting in 2018, QuickTakes subscribers began receiving occasional "Did You Know?" messages informing them of OSHA safety resources.

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Texas 811 Portal

Call before you dig!

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North Texas Damage Prevention Council

The Damage Prevention Council of Texas is a 501 (c) (3) dedicated to underground utility damage prevention, along with the promotion of the “811 – Call Before You Dig” message and best practices. Currently, there are 23 Damage Prevention Council chapters encompassing the State.

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Leadership at Lunch Series

Join us for a 5-week virtual leadership series featuring Brad Humphrey, The Contractor's Best Friend. Wednesday, Oct. 14 - Wednesday, Nov. 11 at noon

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Leadership at Lunch Series, cont'd 

Brad Humphrey continues his Leadership Series by discussing the Thoroughbred Worker that represents 20% of the workforce. 

Click here to listen to Session 2, Oct. 21

Video from Virtual Class: Understanding Site Specific Design and the Importance of Tabulated Data

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Video from Virtual Class: How to Defeat Distracted Driving

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Leadership at Lunch (cont'd) 

Brad Humphrey continues his Leadership Series by discussing how to effectively lead the fence-sitter worker. 

Click here to listen to Session 3, Oct. 28 

Leadership at Lunch (cont'd)

Brad Humphrey continues his Leadership Series by discussing how to lead the carp worker. 

Click here to listen to Session 4, Nov. 4

Leadership at Lunch (cont'd) 

Brad Humphrey continues his Leadership Series by offering final tips to lead our current workforce.

Click here to listen to Session 5, Nov. 11

Reasonable Suspicion and the Ins & Outs of What to Do when Pulled Over
featuring DOT expert Rocky Stone

This virtual class will help all employees who supervise Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers or drive to help them gain confidence in regards to their reasonable suspicion testing responsibilities and help to keep unsafe, impaired drivers off the road. It is important for driver supervisors to understand how to deal with a driver who may be impaired. This class is perfect for anyone who drives or manages drivers.

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The 5 Pillars of Great Leadership featuring the Contractor's Best Friend Brad Humphries, presented by the Future Leader's Council

This class is perfect for all leaders, seasoned and emerging. Topics will include:
1. Self-improvement
2. Vision for Every Project
3. Planning to Execute
4. Organization 
5. Complete and Thorough Close-Out
Lunch is included and class room spots are limited.

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