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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Trans Canada Pipeline (Bison Pipeline)

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Bison consists of approximately 302 miles of 30-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline and related pipeline system facilities that extend northeastward from the Dead Horse Region near Gillette, Wyoming, through southeastern Montana and southwestern North Dakota where it interconnects with Northern Border Pipeline Company’s (Northern Border) system near Northern Border’s Compressor Station No. 6 in Morton County, North Dakota.

Project Safety Managers were responsible for the portfolios of Safety and Emergency Response. Work closely with regulators including Pipeline & Hazardous Material Administration (PHMSA),  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the United States Department of Labour/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Project Safety Managers are health and safety subject matter expert at site and  provided extensive guidance and support to the Project Management Team, inspection personnel and the general contractor. Our team provides direction and leadership to a team field safety advisers and admin techs.

 

The Cobra Effect: Are Safety Incentives Killing You?

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In the safety business, whenever an incident occurs, we are supposed to identify the root cause and correct it so the incident never happens again. We then monitor the solutions to see if they are effective. How many times, though, have you found that a corrective action actually made the problem worse, or created another hazard altogether? Here are some examples:

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The Over Protected Kid

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The Atlantic recently published a piece called The Overprotected Kid. Here’s an excerpt from The Land, a documentary by Vermont-based filmmaker Erin Davis

Read the article HERE.