9.7 The Form Is Simple

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Practice Statement:

Data is reported using a simple, standardized form. By limiting the number of hand-written responses, the information is easy to complete. Check-boxes or other simple answering techniques help the person reporting the information and make the evaluation process easier. (Refer to Appendix C for example form)58 


  • API/AOPL Voluntary Accident Tracking Initiative
  • Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control/Call Before You Dig, Inc.
  • Florida Sunshine State One Call
  • Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy
  • NC811 DIRT Lite Form
  • PA PDD (PA Damage Database)
  • Pennsafe Bureau, Department of Labor and Industry
  • Tennessee One Call System, Inc.
  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Pipeline Safety
  • Virginia State Corporation Commission


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Facility Owner Facility Owner

Excavator Excavator

Locator Locator

Project Owner Project Owner

Designer Designer