PIPELINE HITS RUIN REPUTATION AND SKYROCKETS COSTS
Why is Gold Shovel Standard needed?
When your pipelines are damaged during excavation, it’s your name on the front page. Gold Shovel Standard certified organizations can be recognized as best-in-class, with best practices implemented to drive safety and reduce excavation incidents.
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, and, second, GSS dramatically increases the volume and fidelity of DIRT reporting by requiring participants to report all damages.
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 pipelines 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.