Pipeline Incident Prevention – A Life-Saving Guide for the Dredging and Pipeline Industries

Feb 19, 2020 | Safety

Check out this recent article by our friends at Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety.

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) released Pipeline Incident Prevention, a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers federal navigation channels.

​In September of 2018, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force (PTF) set out on a journey to reduce underwater pipeline incidents during dredging activities by delivering solutions that support safe work practices and increase public awareness through inter-agency public/private collaboration and information-sharing. This life-saving resource delivers on that promise with recommendations fully vetted by all stakeholders: dredging contractors, pipeline operators, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and various state agencies.

You can read the Full Report and download the Prevention Checklist.

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