Railroad incidents: Prevent pipeline damage
Once pipeline location is established, take care to park emergency vehicles where their weight will not damage the pipeline. Additionally, be sure cleanup equipment such as backhoes are operated a safe distance from the pipeline.
You can learn more about pipeline and railway safety from these sources:
- Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) www.phmsa.dot.gov
- U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration www.fra.dot.gov