b'Incident Response Stepswhat risk you will be taking and help you select the best course of action with the least risk. Use caution as you may encounter:Locate a pipeline marker sign to identify the pipe-Flammable atmosphereslineproduct,operatorand24-houremergencyHydrogen sulfide (H 2 S)phone number. in crude oil/natural gas Call the emergency phone number to report thepipelinesincident to the pipeline operators control center.Anhydrous ammoniaControl center personnel may provide addi tionalpipelinesinformationaboutthepipelineproductanditsOxygen deficient/enriched hazards. atmospheres Use the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook toNatural gas migrating identifypotential hazards, establish initial isola- underground into adjacent tiondistances,anddetermineresponsetactics.buildings Additional information is contained in Appendix A, B, C and E of this guide. Use air-monitoring equipment appropriate to the materials in the pipeline. Do NOT assume gases or vapors are harmless because of a lack of smell. Odorant can fade or be scrubbed out when leaking products migrate through soil and exposure to H 2 S can cause desen-sitization of smell.Use the highest level of precaution and protection until you know the area is safe of flammable, toxic, mechanized and electrical hazards.Step 4. Assess the SituationIs there a fire, spill or leak?Is there a vapor cloud?https://vimeo.com/435311249What are the weather conditions?What direction is the wind blowing?What is the terrain like?Who and what is at risk: people, property or environment?What actions should be taken: evacuation, shelter in-place or diking?What human/equipment resources are required?Step 5. Obtain Assistance from Trained PersonnelContact Your OrganizationAs soon as possible, contact your organization. This will set in motion a series of events ranging from dispatching additional trained personnel tohttps://vimeo.com/435311422the scene to activating the local emergency response plan. Ensure that other local emergency response departments have been notified.21 2023 by Pipeline Association for Public Awareness'