811 Videos, PSAs and Supporting Tools

The CGA has developed a series of educational videos and public service announcements (PSAs) to bring the safe digging message to life.

Educational Videos

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 Pirate Video

The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has created a pirate-themed video for children ages 8 to 11 years on the importance of calling before you dig.  The video is 7 minutes long and teaches children the importance of damage prevention and its relevance to their everyday lives.

5 Steps to Safer Digging Toolbox

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. 

PSAs and Supporting Tools

Day in the Dark PSA

CGA created a Public Service Announcement (radio and tv) based on the "Day in the Dark" concept. PSAs are available for customization.

Don't Ignore PSA

The CGA created the following TV and radio PSA based on "don't ignore" concept.  Download includes customization information. 

811 Radio PSA

Reference Videos

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 11 of this document prior to downloading and using the mark.

811 Web Site

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With unprecedented member support since our inception, the CGA has made great progress in elevating key safety and damage prevention initiatives throughout the United States and Canada.