On July 2, 2014, PHMSA held a public workshop to discuss key concepts underlying Pipeline Safety Management Systems. This workshop expanded on concepts explored in the first Pipeline SMS workshop — held in February 2014 — by detailing how those concepts are advanced in the emerging standard. Watch NTSB Chairman Chris Hart’s speech on the importance of safety management systems and its value to the pipeline industry in the video below. To learn more, visit PHSMA’s YouTube channel to view the entire conference.