Help Expand South Carolina Safely
Even if you’re an experienced excavator, it’s required to notify SC811 of your planned excavation to help prevent damages that may result in fines, utility service interruption and injury – even death. Safe digging is everyone’s responsibility.
This page includes resources and course links for excavators in the field of new home construction and manufactured housing installation in South Carolina.
Submitting a Locate Request
To request a locate notice online, create an Exactix account and enter a ticket. If there are any inquiries about creating an online account reach out to our Help Desk at 1-800-290-2783 Option 1.
Online Training for New Home Builders
South Carolina 811 is proud to provide free online self-paced training courses covering a variety of different fields. Below are some suggested classes relating to new home construction. To view the complete list of available courses, visit https://sc811.com/education-outreach/online-training/.
South Carolina 811 also offers free in-person and virtual live training sessions to homebuilders and the communities they serve. You can schedule training on our Education and Outreach page.
- SC811 Online Training – Online Training is a web-based program that allows for training on the go.
- Excavate & Elevate: Unearthing Wisdom With Webinars – Each video course was a live webinar recorded and hosted by SC811 Staff.
- In-Person Training – This is an online booking tool to schedule in-person training and speakers.
- Underground Simulated Emergency (USE SC811) – Attend, sponsor, or learn more about this educational and damage simulation event.
Resources for Home Builders
Click the following links to view or download these important resources for all Excavators in South Carolina
More free downloadable resource materials can be found in our Education and Marketing Materials section.
Do you want to show your support for safe digging practices? We will ship you a banner for FREE to display at your business or project site! Visit our Safe Digging Month page or click the link below or scan the QR code to view banner options, requirements, and the request form.
Photo courtesy Jeff Hubbard, Dominion Energy, Myrtle Beach office
Home Builder Organizations in South Carolina
Still Have Questions?
We appreciate your diligence in keeping South Carolina’s underground utilities safe! If you still have questions, you can hit the Chat Now link in the bottom right, use our Contact Form, or call our Help Desk at 1-800-290-2783 opt. 1.
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