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