b'INCIDENT RESPONSE CHECKLISTPipeline operators will concentrate on shutting down pipeline facilities. Responders shouldfocus on protecting the public and isolating or removing ignition sources. 1)APPROACH CAUTIOUSLY FROM UPWIND, UPHILL OR UPSTREAM Stay clear of vapors, fumes, smoke and spills Do NOT park over a manhole or storm drain Do NOT assume that gases or vapors are harmless because of lack of a smell2)SECURE THE SCENE Establishisolationzonesandsetupbarricades3)IDENTIFY HAZARDS Obtaininformationfrompersonsatthescene Locatepipelinemarkerstoidentify:product,operatornameandemergencyphonenumber Refer to DOT Emergency Response Guidebook4)ASSESS THE SITUATION Isthereafire,spillorleak? Whataretheweatherconditions? Whatistheterrainlike? Whoandwhatisatrisk? Whatresources(humanandequipment)arerequired?5)OBTAIN ASSISTANCE FROM TRAINED PERSONNEL ContactyourorganizationContact the pipeline operator6)RESPOND TO PROTECT PEOPLE, PROPERTY & THE ENVIRONMENT Considerthesafetyofpeoplefirst Eliminateignitionsources Rescue and evacuate people Employ the Incident Command System Controlfire,vaporand/orleak7)WORK TOGETHER WITH THE PIPELINE OPERATOR Coordinatevalveclosureswithallaffectedparties EstablishaUnifiedCommand SCAN FOR A PDF COPY Cooperatewithrespondingorganizations'