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Pipeline Safety Webinars
The PUC Pipeline Safety Program hosts webinars on a number of topics throughout the year. Call the PUC at (605) 773-3201 to inquire further about these and other available training opportunities.
•Overview of Committee
•What's new in version 10.0
•Trenchless Best Practices
Feb. 13, 2013 - Pipeline Classification Webinar, Nathan Solem Presenter
•PHMSA Pipe Classification Protocol
•Definition Application from Federal Interpretations
• Case Studies 1-10
•Declaratory Ruling PS11-001
•2 or More Large Volume Customers
•Classification for Siting vs. Pipeline Safety
•Case Studies 11-24 35 min.
Abstract: DOT Urine Collection and Breath Alcohol Testing, Presenter Mary Zanter, Pipeline Safety Engineer
•The Role of the Collection Facilities
•Why is this testing important?
•Key Steps for Breath Alcohol Test
• Key Steps for Urine Collection
•Problems Found in Audits
•Questions? 38 min.
Nov. 13, 2012 - An Overview of the South Dakota Transmission Pipeline Siting Statutes and Administrative Rules (please note this file takes a little awhile to buffer)
Abstract: John Smith, SDPUC General Counsel discusses the South Dakota transmission pipeline siting statutes and administrative rules:
• Overview of statutes
• Overview of administrative rules
• Environmental issues
• Permit conditions 52 min.
August 14, 2012 - Control Room Management
This webinar features Karen Butler, PHMSA Central Region Operations Supervisor and one of the key people involved in developing the control room management regulations talking about:
• Why would I care about control room management regulations?
• What is a control room and what is not?
• What have inspections been finding?
• Where can I find information about the regulation? 51 min.
July 10, 2012 - Pipeline Emergency Responder Coordination
Part 1 of this webinar presents best practices from operators in:
• Communicating required information to emergency responders under pipeline public awareness regulations (49 CFR 192.616)0
• Communicating required information to emergency responders under pipeline emergency plan requirements (49 CFR 192.615)
Part 2 of this webinar presents information on coordinating emergency responders during incidents and covers:
• What is the operator’s role at an incident?
• What is the incident commander’s role?
• How does the incident command system work?
• What is the National Incident command system? 1 hour 56 min.
This webinar was a solicitation of operator input for proposed changes to the pipeline penalty calculation worksheet needed as a result of a tenfold increase in the absolute penalty level statute. 31 min.
Feb. 14, 2012 - Pipeline Inspection Issues
Sept. 27, 2011 - Effective Public Awareness