RP2.3-02 Code of Practice for pipeline engineers
This project drafted a new Code of Practice for pipeline engineers under the guidance of an industry steering committee, based on three primary inputs:
In addition to producing this Code, the project also assisted with setting a research agenda for FFCRC research theme 2.3 Organisational Accident Prevention.
UPDATE: Public Safety in the Pipeline Industry: An Engineering Practice Guide was launched by the APGA on 2nd February, 2022 (please click on the link to access it).
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|Commencement / End Date||01/07/2020 to 06/30/2020|
|Outcomes / Impact||
A new Code of Practice for pipeline engineers has been produced and is expected to be publicly launched by the peak industry body (Australian Pipelines and Gas Association) in 2022.
Socialisation and use of the Code of Practice in the pipeline engineering profession is expected to increase awareness and consideration of organisational causes of accidents and how everyday engineering work has a direct impact on safety outcomes. Having a written Code of Practice is an important conversation starter on issues seldom discussed by engineers and yet inherent on their everyday professional choices.
|Partners||RMIT University, Epic Energy, GPA Engineering, Sage Consulting Solutions|
Dr Stephen McGrail
Research and Education Program Coordinator