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Pipeline Emergency Preparedness & Training: Mock Emergency Exercise in Jonesboro, Georgia

To practice our emergency response and better prepare personnel, Kinder Morgan regularly conducts joint mock emergency exercises with first responders.
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Tailboard Scenario: Responding to an HVL Liquids Pipeline Incident

It is early in the shift on a Friday night. At 6:30 p.m., Engine 3, Engine 7, Medic 4 and Battalion 1 are dispatched to an MVA (motor vehicle accident) on Route 17.
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Overview of Pipeline Systems: Pipeline Construction

Constructing a pipeline project is a thoughtful and lengthy process, one based on sound engineering practices and principles, in compliance with thousands of regulatory and legal requirements.
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Keeping Pipelines Safe/ Practices & Protocols: Wildfires and Pipelines

After the devastating fires in California in 2017, it’s no surprise that emergency response and pipeline safety related to wildfires has been brought into focus.
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Best Practices

“We attend pipeline sponsored training meetings, have local pipeline safety meeting[s] with company reps and emergency responders. Kinder Morgan rep[resentative] is a member of our LEPC.”- Willie Brantingham, Information Coordinator, Columbiana County LEPC, Ohio

““We put on free training for local responders to build response relationships and skills between local, state and federal response partners.”- Doug Ferguson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7, Kansas

““We hold tabletop drills, attend pipeline sponsored training (i.e. 811 classes) and full scale drills with oil companies.”

First Responder Training Video Series

Learn how to safely and effectively respond to a pipeline emergency, how pipelines work, how different products impact response, response leading practices, how to better prepare to respond to pipeline incidents and roles in pipeline response. Videos feature interviews with pipeline and emergency response experts, covering a wide variety of emergency response disciplines. Videos available at www.shoulder2shoulder.tv

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Hazardous Liquids Tabletop Drill Guide & Scenario

Please click here to find a guide to incorporating a hazardous liquids pipeline emergency tabletop drill into an upcoming training meeting.

April is Safe Digging Month!

Please help us spread the word and reduce the risk of excavation damage. If you are planning to dig or excavate, or notice any activities along a pipeline right-of-way, please call 811!

WISER

*CHEMM 2.0 guidance and reference materials

*New Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for airborne chemicals (AEGL) data from the EPA

*Data updates based on the last Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) content

*Protective distance “point into the wind” and more!

A set of WISER tutorial videos can be viewed here and videos can also be found in the training section of the NLM YouTube Channel.

NPMS Launches iPhone app for PIMMA

The National Pipeline Mapping System has launched an iPhone app for PIMMA. It can be accessed by searching for "pipeline information" on the App store. You will need your PIMMA username and password to use the PIMMA iPhone app. To access the National Pipeline Mapping System online and locate transmission pipelines in your area, please go to https://www.npms.phmsa.dot.gov/

Did you Know….

811811 is the nationally recognized number to notify utilities of pending excavation activity so that utilities can properly locate underground assets. Locating services are free. Help us spread the word for safety ...Call 811 before you dig!

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First Responder Online Pipeline Training

To access the API-AOPL Emergency Response Team’s free Online Training, click https://nasfm-training.org/

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