IGE/SR/18 Safe working practices to ensure the integrity of gas pipelines and associated installations
This standard lays out procedures and safety precautions to be
considered when working in the vicinity of gas plant, whether that
work be in public highways, private land or easements.
These recommendations outline management procedures and safety
precautions affecting the design, construction, maintenance and
demolition of services, structure and other works in the vicinity
of gas plant. Specifically it covers:
- Legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act and
Pipelines Safety regulations.
- Working in the vicinity of gas plant, whether in easements,
private land or in public highways, including duties prior to work
commencing, activities such as demolition and pipe splitting and
actions to be taken in case of damage to pipelines.