Underground School at DEMCO

Event Date

Tuesday, March 23rd ALL DAY


Thursday, March 25th ALL Day


DEMCO - Central, LA


The 2021 Underground School will be held March 23-25, 2021 at the DEMCO Headquarters on Wax Road in Baton Rouge, La.


Date:  March 23-25, 2021

Time:  8:00   a.m.  Tuesday 23th   (Starting time)

12:00 noon Thursday 25th (Ending time)

Location:  DEMCO Training Center: 16262 Wax Rd.

Green Well Springs, La.  70739

Registration:   Fee $30.00 per person

Make check payable to:

Louisiana Superintendent and Foreman’s Association

Equipment to bring:

Hardhat, Hand Tools, Skinning Tools

Eye protection, Rubber Boots

High Voltage Rubber Gloves

If you have any questions, Please contact:

Aarron Graham

Director of Loss Control and Safety

Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives

(225) 936-2489; agraham@alec.coop


Underground School – March 23-25, 2021

Tuesday, March 23rd

8:00 – 8:30  Registration

8:30 – 11:30  Trenching and Cable pulling DEMO (Brad Abshire)

11:30 – 1:00  Lunch (LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED)

1:00 – 2:15  Fault Indicators (GHMR Company)

2:15 – 2:30   Break

2:30 – 3:30  URD Safety Trenching Program (ALEC)

3:30 – 4:40  Underground distribution Rules and Symbol

Cable Marking and Tagging Safety Rules (BECi & SLECA)

Wednesday, March 24th

8:00-11:30  Field Work Cable Prep. Primary and Secondary

11:30-1:00  Lunch Break (LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED)

1:00-4:30  Field Work Continue

Thursday, March 25th

8:00 –9:00  URD Inspection and Maintenance / Switchgear

9:00-10:30  Cable Locate (VON Company) – Primary 1

10:30-11:30  Secondary Fault locating (Green Equipment)

12:00  Certificate Presentation and Dismissal

To make reservations at the Residence Inn-Siegen Lane, please click on the following link: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1607709600907&key=GRP&app=resvlink

Underground School Form