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Our Excavation Network reaches over 2,500 ground disturbers across BC…

The British Columbia Common Ground Alliance is a non-profit organization established to lead development of consistent practices and coordination of activities to ensure the highest possible standards of worker safety, public safety and damage prevention in connection with underground infrastructure.

The BC Common Ground Alliance is affiliated with the Common Ground Alliance in the United States and with other similar partner groups in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Safety is a Shared Responsibility.



Member & Board Meeting ~ October 26th, 2017 at BC Hydro – Please RSVP

Please be advised that our next Member and Board Meetings will be held on October 26, 2017 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm in the BC Hydro offices at 333 Dunsmuir Street in Vancouver.  The agenda for the day is attached.

YOU MUST RSVP to if you plan to attend – not only so we have numbers for lunch, but also because security will need to know you are coming or you will not be allowed in.

The Board Meeting agenda and materials can be found in the Members Area.

We look forward to seeing you there.

posted: October 21st, 2017

Bridging the Gap: Construction Safety Conference – Oct 26-27

The 12th Annual “Bridging the Gap”Construction Safety Conference & Trade Show will be at the Italian Cultural Centre on October 26th and 27th.

Learn about:

  • Health and Safety From the WorkSafe BC Board of Directors Perspective
  • COCA – Purpose and current initiatives
  • Determining OHS Related Priorities
  • Leveraging your Influence
  • WorkSafeBC Prevention initiatives
  • Industry Guide to Navigating Risk Management
  • Traffic Control update
  • And much much more…

Register Now!

posted: October 21st, 2017

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For companies who disturb the ground in any way, our BC Ground Disturbance Seminar is important. We all want to stop hits on underground infrastructure and keep you, the public and the environment safe.

Next Workshops (Location & Dates):

  • Tuesday November 21, 2017 ~ FortisBC, Surrey Office –> Agenda — SOLD OUT!
  • Thursday November 23, 2017 ~ Ramada Hotel, Kelowna BC –> Agenda
  • Tuesday December 5, 2017 ~ FortisBC, Surrey Office – 2nd Session

To register call Global Training Centre at 1.855.321.3211 or or online at  Price is $145.

Attendees will receive 0.6 CEU’s through EOCP and BC Housing CPD Points.