The Guide that Keeps on Giving

Excavation Safety Guide & Directory is an annual resource directory for boots-on-the-ground workers offering in-depth articles written by industry experts. Outlining the excavation process from pre-planning to job completion, the Guide is designed to help these important industry craftspeople prevent damage to underground utilities that could potentially cause financial loss, injury or even death.  With a comprehensive resource directory, the Guide is an essential tool for all ground disturbers. Over 10.6 million Guides have been printed since 2005.


2025 ESG Media Kit coming soon!

Fill and submit the form to the right to request the 2025 Excavation Safety Guide Media Kit when available.

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An ideal way to highlight your organization’s commitment to damage prevention and public safety, you can customize the Excavation Safety Guide with content specific to your messaging and use it for public awareness mailings, safety and excavator meetings, customer outreach and more!