Part of our commitment to our customers is to ensure they have the proper training to not only utilize the system but also ensure they are training their staff correctly. EWN VP of Education, Mayra Maese recently traveled to Chile to provide our world-class Master Trainer Development Program to clients in Santiago, Chile. It is our pleasure to help our clients understand that proper trainer development is key to ensuring safety & training programs run smoothly. Mayra spent the week working with our client and helping their staff in implementing a successful program. If you cannot make it to our monthly training(s) in Decatur, TX – we can bring the classroom to you! Feel free to contact us for more information and learn how EWN can help your company raise the bar.
Our Pipeline Inspector Training Program (API 1169) is making a positive impact in the industry. Read this review of one of EWN’s clients that completed the course and passed the API 1169 Certification Exam with flying colors! Greetings, I just thought I would drop EWN this note regarding your Pipeline Inspector Program. I am pleased to say that I was the very first person, according to your records, to sign-up, take, and complete this course. I decide to take this program, in my preparation for the American Petroleum Institute 1169 Pipeline Inspector Course. I found your program to be extremely beneficial in preparing me for API 1169. Your program was well thought out and written perfectly! My compliments to your team for developing this! A month after completing this program, I took the API 1169 Test and passed it, my first time around (with a score of 92). I owe much of preparations for this to EWN. Please extend my deepest thanks to your development team for their great work and effort in assembling this information. Additionally, in our continued company relationship, I have found all of the people at EWN great to work with. Thank you for all your […]
Let’s get something clear… PHMSA is publishing a Final Rule on Monday (January 23rd), but it does NOT include the OQ portion that will have the biggest impact on the industry. There are 132 pages in the new PHMSA Final Rule. Here are the most significant items included in this new Final Rule: Accident & Incident Reporting – Notify the National Response Center within one hour after confirmed discovery of a pipeline incident or accident (verify or correct this discovery with product loss estimates within 48 hours). Drug & Alcohol Electronic Reporting – Requiring operators electronic reporting for anti-drug testing results in ┬º 199.119 and alcohol testing results required in ┬º 199.229. Drug & Alcohol Post Accident Testing – PHMSA modification of ┬º 199.105 and ┬º199.225 by requiring drug testing of employees after an accident and to allow exemption from drug testing only when there is sufficient information that establishes the employee(s) had no role in the accident. Control Room Training Requirements – Addressing the NTSB recommendation to extend OQ requirements to control center staff. If you are asking yourself, “Where is the OQ portion of the rule?” We were too. After speaking with PHMSA on Thursday (1/19/2017), they confirmed […]