Product Company: Pipeline Equipment, Inc.

Human Factors and Safety Are Focus Of Proposed PHMSA Rule

April 2009 Vol. 236 No. 4

“Why don’t you pipeline companies address controller fatigue?” That question was asked by a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in 2000 while discussing a pipeline accident with one of the authors. The authors can attest that reducing accidents caused by human fatigue is a task on the “NTSB Most Wanted List.”