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At Air Products, pipeline safety is paramount. We design and operate our pipelines according to Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations and maintain and even exceed the D.O.T. safety standards. Committed to Responsible Care®, we focus on improving human safety, human health, and environmental performance through sound business and management practices that benefit our neighbors, employees, customers and suppliers.

Air Products is committed to the highest safety standards in the operation of our pipelines. Nearly 75 years later, we have enjoyed one of the best pipeline safety records in the industry.

What are pipelines?

Pipelines are underground systems for transporting liquid and gas products. They are the safest, most economical system of transportation for products vital to our way of life. Our country is crisscrossed with thousands of miles of underground pipelines delivering products such as oil, gasoline, home heating oil, natural gas, and industrial gases.

Pipeline operators are committed to the safe operation of pipelines for the public and our environment. Some precautionary methods that pipeline companies use to maintain an outstanding safety record include 24-hour surveillance, routine inspections, computer or instrument monitoring, corrosion protection, maintenance/testing programs, and employee training.

With proper knowledge, you can help us keep your community safe. Learn how to prevent pipeline emergencies, how to recognize a pipeline leak, and what to do if a leak occurs. 

We want to continue that safety record, and we need your help. By knowing and understanding the important information contained on this website, you can help us continue to keep your neighborhood or workplace safe.

If You Are a Public Safety Official

If Your Company Does Excavation Work

If You Live or Work Near a Pipeline


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