Natural gas pipeline safety certification

This self-directed training program helps emergency responders learn to safely identify and respond to incidents involving natural gas pipelines. It includes a series of educational modules that you can complete at your own pace, followed by online interactive quizzes that test your understanding of the training material.

Successfully complete all three modules with a score of 80 percent on the quizzes, and you will earn a personalized Certificate of Completion. This certificate demonstrates satisfactory completion of the self-training program and knowledge of the information contained within. The Certificate of Completion does not evidence compliance with any applicable Federal or State training programs that may be mandated or required of you or your department. Check with your department to determine if completion of the self-directed training program satisfies any additional training hours required by your department.

NIPSCO may distribute natural gas and electricity in your department’s response area. If  NIPSCO is not the local natural gas provider or pipeline operator at an incident scene, please coordinate your gas incident response with the appropriate natural gas utility.

Disclaimer: The information contained in self-directed training program is generic to the natural gas industry and specific to NIPSCO’s natural gas system only where noted. The Certificate of Completion is not intended to convey that the participant has gained any particular expertise in responding to incidents on NIPSCO’s natural gas system or to incidents involving natural gas in general, only that participant has satisfactorily completed the self-guided training program. The self-directed training program is provided pursuant to NIPSCO’s obligations under applicable Indiana law. NIPSCO has undertaken efforts to ensure that the information contained in the self-guided training program is accurate and reflects industry best practices at the time the self-guided training program was created and/or updated. However, the self-guided training program is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for: 1) any formal certified training requirements required by any applicable federal or state laws, or any rules or administrative guidelines of any federal or state agency that has jurisdiction over your department; 2) formal tactical training; or 3) your organization’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs). The information contained in the self-guided training program is not intended to alter, replace or be a substitute for the SOPs or SOGs of your department. Please consult with your training officer to ensure all appropriate formal training has taken place and follow your department’s SOPs/SOGs when responding to incidents.

To begin the course, you must start with Module 1. A module is considered complete when you have completed all of its topics and passed its quiz. Completed modules are indicated by a check mark. You may leave the program at any time and return to resume where you let off.

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