The NEW Damage Prevention Process in Alberta 7.1 guidelines have been released by USP's Best Practices Committee!

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USP Newsletter – February 2024

The February edition highlights our recent podcast about the Alternate Locate Provider (ALP) program, the collaborative efforts that led to the newly released version of the Damage Prevention Process in Alberta document, explains the importance of Damage Prevention Standards, and more!

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