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Pipeline Safety: Risk Management Systems Key To Protecting Pipelines

Feb 09, 2021

Safety and compliance will continue to be top of mind for U.S. oil and gas producers in 2021 as scrutiny from government regulators and environmental protection organizations intensifies. The industry faces new rules and ongoing challenges, including the need to protect workers and their communities during a pandemic, the rollout of the first installment of the new “Mega Rule” pipeline safety regulations, and a significant increase in overall regulatory oversight due to the ability to readily conduct virtual audits.

Oil & Gas

Ensure Your Workers’ Safety Readiness with a Mandated Safety Orientation

Aug 17, 2020

Pipeline operators are charged with ensuring safe day-to-day operations in potentially hazardous work environments, yet it’s often unclear what occupational health and safety knowledge their third-party contractors bring to job sites. Uncertainty of contractors’ general safety training and how well it aligns with their expected job duties makes it difficult for operators to mitigate risks associated with inadequate or improper safety training among contractors.