Locating Sewer and Water Service Laterals Reminder
The Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety is reminding sewer and water facility owners that full compliance with Minnesota Rule 7560.0375 - LOCATING A SERVICE LATERAL - assures public safety and minimizes costly damages.
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Committed to Safety Through Education
MNOPS partners with the Gopher State One Call Board, local Utility Coordinating Committees and individual organizations to present over 80 excavation damage prevention educational seminars each year. As a result of the excellent public/private partnership to enhance communications, educate excavators and provide fair and consistent enforcement of the One-Call laws, excavation related damages in MN have declined by over 70% since 1994.
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Free Online First Responder Training; Pipeline Emergencies Second Edition
The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM), working with a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), unveiled an updated and customized second edition of the award-winning Pipeline Emergencies training curriculum.
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