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All publications are in PDF form.

Universal Colour Codes

Click here to download a chart explaining the Universal Colour Codes for the marking of buried facilities.

Colour Code

Business Rules Alignment Group (BRAG) Document

This document establishes standardized business rules for the provision and use of notification services in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Damage Prevention Process in Alberta

Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations of the Stakeholders in the Prevention of Damage to Buried Utilities.

Damages to Buried Facilities

A look at some of the reasons why damages to buried utilities occur, and some ideas about proactive damage prevention.

Who’s Responsible?

Paper originally developed for Alberta Construction Safety Association.

Policies for Safe Excavation Near TELUS Facilities

A document produced by USP asset-owner member Telus Communications. It outlines Telus’ requirements for digging safely around their facilities.