GOLD SHOVEL STANDARD CREATES A UNIFORM STANDARD TO GREATLY ENHANCE MUNICIPALITY SAFETY AND SERVICE
Why is Gold Shovel Standard needed?
Gold Shovel Standard certified excavators demonstrate a safe practices history and baseline Safety Management System that can be used in municipal fair/low bid procurements to enhance services and safety within the community.
How does Gold Shovel Standard work?
Gold Shovel Standard drives unprecedented adoption of industry best practices as a condition of continued participation in the program.
Why is Gold Shovel Standard effective?
Gold Shovel Standard believes that every excavator must have a Safety Management System in place for the protection of buried assets. GSS has helped over 750 organizations create, for the first time, a complete Safety Management System for damage prevention.
What does Gold Shovel Standard cost?
Gold Shovel Standard is a program which can be embraced without adding people or unnecessary expense.
Why get involved?
Excavation damage to city-owned water, sewer and other assets can be costly, dangerous, and a public-perception nightmare. The public demands improved safety measures around excavation, and buried asset-holders deserve best-in-class service.