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Operator Qualification: Evaluating the Evaluator And Reclaiming Your Procedures for An Effective Program
Overview Operator Qualification (OQ) has been required for all operators since its Final Rule in 1999. According to regulatory data, as the OQ rule has grown and evolved, OQ programs have become inconsistent, lacking operator accountability for all individuals working on their system. Additionally, many pipeline operators scaled back and/or eliminated their own training facilities and training programs and have replaced them with regionalized OQ “qualification.” As a result, in many cases, training programs offered today develop a fraction of…Find out more »
Pipeline Safety Week Class Pass – Attend Our Full 3 Days And Save $300. Bring A Team Of 3 And Get the 4th Free!
This 3 day training week provides the framework for a proactive, system-like-approach to complying with PHMSA’s Operator Qualifications, Control Room Management, Operations & Maintenance and Integrity Management. Our instructors will break down each section in a down-to-earth format and add real world examples. Through team exercises, group discussion, and lectures, participants will build a blueprint that will allow them to properly prepare for upcoming rulemakings as well as create a more comprehensive program for complying with current regulations. November 5:…Find out more »
Overview In this Pipeline Audit Survival Boot Camp, our drill instructors take you through rigorous training of the four major audit areas: Integrity Management (IM), Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Operator Qualifications (OQ), and Control Room Management (CRM). For each major branch of the regulations, we crawl, jump and climb into: • A comprehensive overview for each audit area • Efficient pre-auditing and use of inspection protocols and considerations if available • Records (and their weak links) • The preparation of…Find out more »