The UKOPA Infringement Work Group will:-
1. Manage the operation and development of the UKOPA Infringement Database, ensuring that its results are proactively used by industry and the HSE to encourage continual improvement in the safety of those working in the vicinity of gas, chemical, oil and refined products pipelines.
2. Lead UKOPA activities and initiatives to further improve pipeline safety awareness of all parties to minimise uncontrolled or unsafe activities in the vicinity of gas, chemical, oil and refined products pipelines.
3. Share best practice in plant protection and learning from incidents.
The objectives of the IWG are:-
The Work Group comprises representatives of the HSE and UKOPA membership reporting to the main UKOPA Board. Representatives are drawn from each industry sector (gas, chemical, oil and refined products).
Current members are:-
BPA, Cadent, CLHPS, Essar, ESSO (Exonmobil), GNI, Ineos, National Grid, NGN, Petrolneos, Sabic, SGN, Shell, Wood Group, WWU
Invited guests are:-
Health and Safety Executive, Energy Division
Secretarial support from UKOPA is agreed, provided by N Barker, PIE Ltd.
Meetings will be held as agreed by the membership and as required to progress the approved work programme and priorities.
If your organisation is a member of UKOPA and you would like to have a representative on this working group, please contact the secretary – firstname.lastname@example.org
If your organisation is not a member of UKOPA but you would be interested in finding out more, again please contact the secretary – email@example.com