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IGEM Standards

All IGEM Standards are issued to industry and other stakeholders for review and comment prior to publication.

IGEM/SR/29 - Dealing with Gas Escapes

A draft of IGEM standard IGEM/SR/29 Dealing with Gas Escapes is available for comment. 

The draft can be found here and the comment form can be downloaded from here.

This draft for comment has been prepared by an IGEM Panel chaired by Dave Thorley and is submitted to industry for its consideration and comment. 

Representing industry bodies who wish to issue the draft to your members can either forward this email or invite them to visit the Technical Standards section of our website.

Background
IGEM/SR/29 provides requirements for gas transporters (GTs), gas conveyors, Emergency Service Providers (ESPs), National Gas Emergency Service (NGES), shippers, suppliers and information for the likes of local authorities, plant operators, utilities and emergency services on the responsibility, methods and personnel involved in dealing with a gas escape.

This Standard also covers the requirements to take action from the identification of a gas escape to make the situation safe along with appropriate notification to the relevant parties including the HSE.

Deadline
Please provide your response or comments to janem@igem.org.uk by 5th November, 2018.

IGEM/UP/16 - DESIGN FOR NATURAL GAS INSTALLATIONS ON INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL PREMISES WITH RESPECT TO DSEAR

A draft of IGEM standard IGEM/UP/16  is available for comment. 

The draft can be found here and the comment form can be downloaded from here.

This draft for comment has been prepared by an IGEM Panel chaired by Geoff Winckles and is submitted to industry for its consideration and comment. 

Background

IGEM/UP/16 is primarily for designers of new industrial and commercial pipework systems, downstream of the primary gas meter installation. It will also be useful for site occupiers who have the responsibility for compliance with DSEAR and for the production of site risk assessments for existing systems and new installations.


Deadline
Please provide your response or comments to thomas@igem.org.uk by 23rd November, 2018.




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