Are underground utility markers essential workers?

Ben Cannon ben at
Tue Apr 21 20:37:04 UTC 2020

In the scope and performance of their duties includes any work involving essential telecommunications expansion or restoration - then yes.

And agreed.  They save lives.  Period. 
Call before you dig. Please.


Ms. Benjamin PD Cannon, ASCE
6x7 Networks & 6x7 Telecom, LLC 
ben at <mailto:ben at>
"The only fully end-to-end encrypted global telecommunications company in the world."

> On Apr 21, 2020, at 11:57 AM, Sean Donelan <sean at> wrote:
> Utility markers don't get the recognition they deserve.  If they aren't
> essential workers, they should be.... and get hazard pay.
> They help protect everyone's fiber and cables and pipes that go boom.

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