As an excavator or contractor, you play an important role in our efforts to keep Ohio safe with EVERY dig. Whether you submit your excavation requests online, through our i-dig Newtin RTE program, or over the phone, the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (O.U.P.S.) thanks you for taking the right steps before you dig.

This section of our Web site includes detailed information about our services for excavators and contractors, including i-dig, educational seminars and safety talks. You'll also find answers to frequently asked questions about excavating in Ohio, a downloadable version of our handy excavator manual and more.

If you have a question or concern that is not addressed in this section, please contact us at 8-1-1 or 1-800-362-2764. And keep up the good work!

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