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§ 4100. Damage Notification by Excavators.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 19. Public Safety
Division 4. California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board
Chapter 2. Investigation
Article 1. Damage Notification
19 CCR § 4100
§ 4100. Damage Notification by Excavators.
(a) Immediately after calling 911 emergency services or other emergency responders as necessary, and in no event longer than 2 hours after the excavator's knowledge of the damage, the excavator shall notify the appropriate regional notification center of any of the following types of damages:
(1) Damage to natural gas or hazardous liquid pipeline subsurface installation whether or not the damage results in the escape of any flammable, toxic, or corrosive gas or liquid.
(2) Damage to high priority subsurface installation of any kind.
(3) Damage causing injury that requires treatment at a facility that provides medical services, such as a clinic as defined under Health and Safety Code section 1200 or a health facility defined under Health and Safety Code section 1250.
(4) Damage causing fatality.
(b) The excavator shall notify the appropriate regional notification center of the damage through the regional notification center's website or mobile application, as available, or by phone. The notification shall include the following, as may be known to the excavator at the time of notification:
(1) Excavator's contact information.
(2) Location of the damage.
(3) Type of subsurface installation.
(4) Approximate date and time the damage occurred.
(5) Any injury or fatality.
(6) Whether damage caused fire or evacuation.
(7) Type of excavation equipment or tool used by the excavator when the damage occurred or when the excavator discovered the damage.
(c) Regional notification centers shall transmit the notification by email, phone, or other method as may be provided on the Board's website (digsafe.fire.ca.gov), to the Board immediately, but not longer than 1 hour, after the regional notification center's receipt of the notification.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4216.22, Government Code. Reference: Sections 4216.4, 4216.6, 4216.12 and 4216.19, Government Code.
1. New chapter 2 (articles 1-2, sections 4100-4151), article 1 (section 4100) and section filed 5-21-2020; operative 7-1-2020 (Register 2020, No. 21).
This database is current through 11/13/20 Register 2020, No. 46
19 CCR § 4100, 19 CA ADC § 4100
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