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American Locator – Volume 32, Issue 6


In Volume 32-6 of American Locator, view accident photos and news briefs on damages of note for 2018 in our Damages Dateline. Discover a passionate editorial from construction industry insurance pro, Fred LeSage as he draws comparisons to past and future accidents which have, and can force real legislative change. Also, a reader weighs in on a recent editorial from last issue with first hand experience on how damage prevention can stray from common sense on the jobsite. And read the complete NTSB Report on the gas pipeline strike in Canton, IL reported on in American Locator Vol. 31, Issue 3. Updates on the Sun Prairie, WI gas explosion incident along with our in depth coverage of the ongoing legal troubles surrounding safety violations with California’s largest utility, PG&E.


View from the Streets
Not Forgotten, Not Forgiven

Excavation Safety
Destination Disaster: Lessons Learned from a Canadian Train Derailment

Digging Dangers
2018 Damagers Dateline: Town Focus
Lowell, MA
Homerville, GA
Aurora, CO

Digging Dangers
2018 Damages Dateline: Briefs on Incidents Across the Nation

Excavation Safety
NTSB Releases Report on 2016 Canton, IL Explosion: The Full Report, Images, and Commentary

The System Operator
Burning Down the House: Beleaguered California Utility Takes Heat for Ongoing Violations