811 Campaign

811, the three-digit number to call before you dig, continues to make an impact on the damage prevention community, and you and your organization can help!  You can protect yourself, your business and your customers by incorporating the 811 logo into your existing campaigns or by downloading elements of the national awareness campaign.

The 811 campaign materials are free to download and use by CGA stakeholders.  Please ensure you have reviewed the 811 Graphic Standards document prior to using any artwork or materials.  If you are not a member, you will be asked to register with the CGA web site prior to download.  Many campaign materials can be customized with your logo, and certain materials are available in Spanish. 

811 Communications Plan and Calendar
National Safe Digging Month

Visit NSDM toolkit for materials. 

8/11 Day

Materials and media messaging to support the promotion of 811 on August 11.

Misc. Media Tools and Campaigns

Materials, media messages and case studies to support the promotion of 811 year-round.

811 Graphic Standards

The graphic standards manual provides specific instructions on proper use of the logo. Please review the 811 Logo Standards and Guidelines (downloadable below) and the “811 Logo Terms of Use” found on page 10 of this document prior to downloading and using the mark. Should you have any questions regarding the logo use, please email 811 logo.

811 Webinar Recap

CGA hosted a comprehensive 811 update webinar on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016.  This 45-minute webinar provided detailed information on 811 campaign performance, highlighted key member initiatives and provided national survey data results. The complete PowerPoint and 811 national survey results are available below.

811 Video for the Agriculture Community

The video includes a testimonial account of an agricultural dig-in and is available for download in both English and Spanish.

811 Logos

The 811 logo is available in several approved versions and formats for member use. Access the 811 Logo Toolkit by clicking on the link below. 

811 Logo Toolkit

811 Web Buttons

Banners and Web Buttons

Advertising materials

In an effort to accommodate the graphics needs of various audiences, the materials are available in a universal PDF format. This format can easily be converted to other formats using any graphics program. Once converted, you can add your company and/or state specific one call information in the defined areas.

811 Videos, PSAs and Supporting Tools

Safety Videos

  • 811 Video for the Agricultural Community:  Testimonial account of an agricultural dig-in and is available for download in both English and Spanish.
    (view/download (English) /download (Spanish))
  • 5 Steps Toolbox:  Provides the professional excavator or experienced digger with an overview of safe digging practices.
    (view/download/purchase DVDs
  • Red's 5 Steps to Safer Digging:  Provides viewers with an overview of the 5 steps to safer digging.  Targets the inexprienced digger or homeowner.
    (view/download/purchase DVDs
  • Pirate Video:  Pirate-themed video for children ages 8-11 on the importance of calling before you dig.  Video is 7 minutes long.  Download includes supporting materials and school introduction tips.
    (view/download/purchase DVDs
  • Safety Awareness DVD: Includes the above pirate-themed video, Red's 5 Steps to Safer Diggnig and the 5 Steps Toolbox all on one DVD.
    (purchase DVDs)

PSAs

  • Victor Espinoza PSA:  TV PSA featuring Victor Espinoza.  Available in Spanish and English.
  • Day in the Dark PSA: TV and radio PSA based on the "day in the dark" concept.  Download includes customization information. 
    (view/download)
  • Don't Ignore PSA:  TV and radio PSA based on "don't ignore" concept.  Download includes customization information. 
    (view/download)

Reference Videos

Disclaimer 

The CGA 811 logo(s) are protected by federal trademark and copyright protections, and the CGA has an obligation to protect the integrity of these marks. The graphic standards manual provides specific instructions on proper use of the logo. Keeping the logo consistent and within the standards is paramount to building a brand that will be identifiable and understandable to those who intend to dig.  While the CGA welcomes the use of the 811 logo(s) for publication and promotional purposes in furtherance of the mission of the CGA, the 811 logo(s) are made available solely under the conditions of the Terms of Use. Please review the “811 Logo Terms of Use” found on page 10 of this document prior to downloading and using the mark.

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