Welcome to the BP Pipelines contractor website! You are an integral part of fulfilling our goals, which are simply stated: No accidents, No harm to people, and No damage to the environment. Here you’ll find important information to assist you in Working Safety at USPL, including HSSE policies, forms, toolkits, BP-specific programs, and links to industry websites as well as OQ training information. We will also be posting the latest findings from any safety incidents and lessons learned. We expect all employees, contractors, and subcontractors to:
- Actively participate in daily safety assessments.
- Speak up about unsafe acts or conditions and assist in correcting them.
- Stop the Job if something isn’t right.
Check in often as this will be a critical source of the latest news and safety alerts. If you have any ideas on other information you would find useful to include on this website, contact Karen Jacobson.
14 September 2017
Sandblasting: Importance of proper PPE
In the first 8 months of 2017, there have been two sandblasting safety events on a BP Pipelines worksite. The following directive is a result of these two incidents.
Beginning immediately, USPL requires that all contractors performing sandblasting on for BP Pipelines provide a sufficient supply of gloves while working and to change the gloves immediately after they become wet. We ask that you do this to maintain a safe work environment and consider your safety our primary concern.
What good looks like!
A worker on a project was starting to ascend on a portable A-frame step ladder, a coworker noticed that one of the cross braces was not fully locked into position. The coworker stopped the worker from ascending on the ladder, showed them the unlocked brace and assisted the worker to fully engage the brace before allowing use of the ladder. The coworker demonstrated good situational awareness, stop the job authority and looking out for others safety. The coworker was thanked and recognized for demonstrating strong teamwork. Great job!
Golden Rules of Safety
The Contractor toolkit was created to call attention to key safety concerns and to share and reinforce the BP values with our contractors.