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.