Digging Deep: An OKIE811 Podcast
Digging Deep ep 20: Kimbel Mechanical Systems

Digging Deep ep 20: Kimbel Mechanical Systems

November 9, 2022

This month's guest is Allissa Sims with Kimbel Mechanical Systems. Alissa sheds some light on what excavators can do to ensure safety and damage prevention during their jobs. Our discussion covers the importance of communication on jobsites with other stakeholders and what to do if damages do occur. It was a great discussion and we are thankful of Kimbel knowing the importance of 811.

Digging Deep ep 19: Tracey Bryant

Digging Deep ep 19: Tracey Bryant

October 6, 2022

CGA Hall of Famer, Tracey Bryant of CenterPoint Energy joins us to talk about the evolution of damage prevention and the role of 811 centers.

Digging Deep ep 18: NuStar

Digging Deep ep 18: NuStar

September 7, 2022

NuStar Energy's Keely Hosmann joins us to talk about our partnership in damage prevention. Keely is the One Call Coordinator for NuStar. We discuss the importance of 811 and how facility operators work with OKIE811 to promote safe digging and damage prevention.

Digging Deep ep 17: Cross Timbers

Digging Deep ep 17: Cross Timbers

August 2, 2022

We had a great discussion with the guys of Cross Timbers Brewing Co. They are the brewers behind OKIE811's beer this year! In this episode we talk about our partnership, and how using beer to market 811 to the general public works.

Digging Deep ep 16: Texas811

Digging Deep ep 16: Texas811

July 13, 2022

Texas 811 and OKIE811 discuss damage prevention efforts in our states and how we work together to keep excavators safe.

Digging Deep ep 15: OKIE811 Culture & Opportunities

Digging Deep ep 15: OKIE811 Culture & Opportunities

June 8, 2022

In this episode, we are joined by Tyler Dunlap and Renelle Freeman as we discuss the culture and benefits of working for OKIE811 as well as highlight some current opportunities

Digging Deep ep 14: National Safe Digging Month with USIC

Digging Deep ep 14: National Safe Digging Month with USIC

April 21, 2022

April is National Safe Digging Month. Shane Palmer with USIC talks about the importance of 811 and how the locating industry works.

Digging Deep Special Episode: Oklahoma Excavation Safety EXPO

Digging Deep Special Episode: Oklahoma Excavation Safety EXPO

March 23, 2022

We had a great time during the 2022 Oklahoma Excavation Safety Expo. Don't take just our word for it, we asked attendees, exhibitors, and trainers what it was like to be a part of the EXPO. Listen to what they had to say, and plan on being part of next year's largest conference in Oklahoma dedicated to excavation safety and damage prevention.

Digging Deep ep 13: Jason Crowe & Tim Teel

Digging Deep ep 13: Jason Crowe & Tim Teel

February 9, 2022

On Digging Deep this month, we discuss the importance of a shared vision from different stakeholders in the Damage Prevention Industry. Listen in as Jason Crowe of Green Equipment Company and Tim Teel with Summit Utilities share their perspectives in collaborating to keep excavators safe and utilities protected from damage.

Special Podcast with OGA: Susan Bohl on New Law Changes

Special Podcast with OGA: Susan Bohl on New Law Changes

December 21, 2021

There have been a few updates to the Oklahoma Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Act that went into effect on November 1, 2021. In this special episode, OKIE811's Executive Director, Susan Bohl joined Jeff Kaufmann of the Oklahoma Gas Association to discuss these changes and how it affects the one-call process.

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