b'PIPELINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDELINESStep 7. Working Together with the Pipeline Operator Operatorsperiodicallyconductliaisonactivitieswithemergencyresponse organizations to establish and maintain a mutual understanding regarding https://vimeo.com/435313416 cooperationandcoordinationofresponseefforts.Theessentialrolesand responsibilities of pipeline operators and emergency responders include:911 Centers and Pipeline Control CentersReceive initial notifications and collect critical information.Dispatch personnel and equipment to the scene.Disseminate information to other agencies or organizations.Establish a point of contact for ongoing communications.Pipeline OperatorsInvestigate all abnormal or unsafe conditions involving pipelinefacilities. Shut off the supply of product and isolate pipeline segments.Determine the extent of a product release and potential impact on the surrounding area. Establish contact with the Incident Commander before and upon arrival on scene to avoid accidental entry into isolation zones or ignition of the release.Provide information regarding additional potential hazards that may be present at the location and Safety Data Sheets as necessary.Recommend actions to take related to containment and control of leak-ing pipeline products.Helpevaluatepossiblecomplicationsthatmayresultfromresponse activities.Fight small fires with hand-held extinguishers.Assist with evacuations or traffic control.Administer basic first aid and possibly CPR.28 2023 by Pipeline Association for Public Awareness'