Utility safety bulletins

Our quarterly utility safety bulletins contain case studies and key response strategies for first responders responding to incidents involving electricity and natural gas.

2022
Spring 2022 – Understanding pipeline markers, NPMS and PIMMA: Essential tools for first responders
Winter 2022 – Be alert for CO poisoning

2021
Fall 2021 – Natural gas safety during major snow and ice events
Summer 2021 – LNG transport trailer incidents
Summer 2021 – Incident response tactics for solar photovoltaic systems
Winter 2021 – Aerial equipment safety

2020
Fall 2020 – Responding effectively to car/pole accidents
Summer 2020 – Natural gas explosions: Your key response strategies
Summer 2020 – The natural gas distribution system
Spring 2020 – Natural gas leak alarms from residential methane detectors: Your key response strategies
Winter 2020 – Responding to high concentrations of natural gas: Ventilation precautions
Winter 2020 – Downed power lines: Your key response strategies

2019
Winter 2019 – Natural gas odor or residential methane detector activation in a structure: Your key response strategies
Summer 2019 – Manhole incidents: Your key response strategies
Summer 2019 – Equipment and appliance hazards in flood events: Your key response strategies
Winter 2019 – Utility control during structural firefighting operations: Your key response strategies

2018
Fall 2018 – Natural gas transmission pipeline emergencies: Your key response strategies
Spring 2018 – Solar-involved incidents: Are you prepared to respond?
Winter 2018 – Solar-involved incidents: Are you prepared to respond?

2017
Fall 2017 – Carbon monoxide poisoning: The “silent killer.” Are you prepared to respond?
Winter 2017 – Winter storms and power lines: Are you prepared to respond?

2016
Fall 2016 – Carbon monoxide poisoning: The “silent killer.” Are you prepared to respond?
Summer 2016 – Natural gas leaks, explosions and fires: Are you prepared to respond?
Spring 2016 – Vehicle-power pole incidents: Are you prepared to respond?