Pipeline Incident Training

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April 6, 2021 | Bend, OR

The risk of a pipeline incident is very low, but the impact could be high on resources if you don’t have the proper preplanning, community coordination and training in place.

After this eight-hour, in-person session, you’ll be better prepared to respond to a pipeline emergency. What you will gain:

  • An understanding of how to access information on the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS)
  • Knowledge from discussions about first responder priorities (via a preplan response checklist)
  • An understanding about what products move through your jurisdiction and how to be prepared to respond
  • An understanding of specific agency's responsibility during an incident
  • Experience learning how to:
    • Work with the community’s Emergency Response Plan
    • Complete a pipeline scene size up
    • Engage with operator’s control center
    • Interact with operator’s staff and contractors
  • Eight hours of training credits toward your yearly hazardous material training requirement through the IAFC Academy.

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Training assist first responders to learn the techniques and skills to address a hazardous liquid or natural gas pipeline incident.