SHRIMP is an online tool that operators of natural gas distribution systems use to create a complete, written DIMP plan customized for the specific needs of their system. The SIF, with support from PHMSA and state pipeline safety regulators, offers SHRIMP so utilities can have access to an affordable Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP) tool. SHRIMP is designed to create accurate written DIMP plans with ease. SHRIMP asks questions about a user’s infrastructure and creates a DIMP plan ready to sign and implement.

While created with small utilities in mind, it may be used by any utility. SHRIMP pricing is tiered based on system size and is affordable for any system.

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Anti-Drug and Alcohol Tool

The APGA Security and Integrity Foundation (SIF), with support from PHMSA, created an affordable, web-based Anti-Drug & Alcohol Plan Development Tool that will help detect prohibited drug and alcohol use in the workplace.

The SIF Drug & Alcohol Plan Development Tool creates a customized plan that meets all CFR Part 199 and Part 40 requirements and is consistent with the PHMSA Comprehensive Audit and Inspection Protocol Form, and any change to regulation is incorporated automatically and notifies users keeping them one step ahead.

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Operator Qualification Tool

Coming in late 2015, this tool creates a complete written operator qualification plan meeting the requirements of 49 CFR 192 Subpart N. For users who also use SHRIMP to create their O&M manual, the OQ plan will include cross references to the O&M manual.

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Public Awareness Tool

Coming in late 2015, this tool creates a complete written operator qualification plan meeting the requirements of 49 CFR 192.616. The written plan will allow the user to select from pre-written procedures for identifying stakeholders, assessing program effectiveness and other requirements or users can create their own written procedures.

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Operations & Maintenance Tool

Coming in late 2015, this tool creates a operations and maintenance manual meeting the requirements of 49 CFR 192.605 that determines what inspection and maintenance tasks must be performed on various sections of the system and at what frequency.

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