Enertech, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and Utility Resource Group will present the video and photo friendly Valparaiso Safety Day on Wednesday, March 21st, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Porter County Expo Center 4-H Building, 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso. This free event brings first responders, utility, oil & gas, municipal, and county personnel together to take part in dynamic hands-on scenario safety training of a staged pipeline rupture – as close to the real thing as possible. A presentation on the Indiana Dig Law begins at 8:30, going over rules and regulations and the need to call 811 prior to any excavation in order to get underground utilities located before excavation. At 12:30 attendees have the rare opportunity to experience a mock natural gas line strike showing what happens when a natural gas line is struck by mechanized digging equipment, and what steps need to be taken in the immediate aftermath. Contact Jeannette Wood 316-858-8008 x 1022 or [email protected] for more information.
March 20th, 2018|Local News|