East Texas Damage Prevention Council will host East Texas Safety Day at the Longview Exhibit Bldg., and surrounding grounds on Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The event will offer many opportunities to learn about damage prevention and what to do in a pipeline emergency and will feature a Backhoe Rodeo, an Electric Arc Demonstration, and a Mock Line Strike Demonstration. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet local emergency responders and excavators. There will be free food, utility and equipment demonstrations, exhibitors, door prizes, and guest speakers. Admission is free. For further information, please contact John Sparks/Texas 811, 972-786-2602, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit online at www.diggingtexas811.com or http://dpcoftexas.org.