The Gold Shovel Standard is a first-of-its kind excavation safety program designed to reduce dig-ins and protect the underground gas and electric system. With safety as its highest priority, the Gold Shovel Standard Certification process was developed to ensure that hired contractors are vetted annually and adhere to the safest excavation standards. For more information, visit: goldshovelstandard.com
REM Directional, Inc. has been approved by the Certification Committee to obtain Gold Shovel Standard Certification.
REM Directional is listed on the goldshovelstandard.com website, under the Find a Certified Contractor link in the upper right corner..
INCIDENT REPORTING – As a participant in Gold Shovel Standard, REM agrees to report all damages to any network (gas, electric, cable, telecom, water, sewer, etc.).
ANNUAL TRAINING – As a participant in Gold Shovel Standard, REM agrees that it will train all employees before working on any job-site with excavation work, as well as to repeat the training at least annually.
SUBCONTRACTORS – As a participant in Gold Shovel Standard, REM agrees that it will hire only Gold Shovel Standard certified sub-contractors for excavation work.