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PHMSA Pipeline SMS Workshop April 22nd

Westin Galleria, Houston, TX

PHMSA is conducting a one-day public workshop to discuss the recent Pipeline Safety Management Systems (PSMS) national consensus standard. The meeting will include participation from all major pipeline sectors, State and Federal regulators, and public safety advocates. PHMSA is hoping to draw some senior industry representation to the workshop.

This workshop will detail the development process of the SMS standard. The workshop will also emphasize the core elements of the standard including leadership and management commitment, risk management, emergency preparedness and response, competence awareness and training, management review and continuous commitment, and the critical role of safety culture.

The workshop will be held at the Westin Galleria, which is located at 5060 West Alabama Street. Hotel reservations may be made under the room block “PHMSA – Pipeline Safety Management System Workshop” by calling the hotel directly at (713) 960-8100.

Online registration and an agenda for the meeting is available on the PHMSA meeting webpage.