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Can the creation of a Damage Prevention Professional designation/certification program help reduce damages and improve safety?

June 13th, 2024 || 10:30 - 11:30 AM CDT

Many professions require certification to be qualified to do the task. Once you are certified you need to meet some ongoing education requirements to stay current. Right now, there is no standard for a Damage Prevention Professional even though what they do may save lives and prevent major damages to cable & pipeline infrastructure. Alberta is changing all that by developing a certification program through Utility Safety Partners. This Town Hall will be focused on how this program can improve damage prevention, what should be included in the training, and how it can be rolled out globally. You voice needs to be heard. 


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Mike Sullivan

Utility Safety Partners



Jeff Mulligan

ASTEC Safety Inc.

Chief Operating Officer


Debbie Shelley

Global Training Centre

CEO - Director of Training


Cliff Meidl

Cliff Meidl Enterprises, LLC



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These Town Hall meetings have been great! I am pretty sure I have never seen less than 100 people on any of these calls. People from all walks of life tied to Damage Prevention are on these calls and there are always good collaboration going on! Personally, I have picked up a good idea from every town hall meeting. 😉

Raymond Sonnier, GAC Enterprises, LLC

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