Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Pipeline safety training and the possibility of winning $1,000 for your organization? Definitely a win-win all around. Each year, Williams gives a $1,000 grant to an emergency response organization in each of its three operating areas (OA) – West OA which includes operations in Shreveport, LA, the western half of Texas, western Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, … Continue reading Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

A quick call can keep your family safe

A quick call can keep your family safe

April is safe digging month Williams wants to make sure everyone takes the time to call before you dig. Homeowners, business owners and excavators are responsible for calling 811 before starting a project that involves digging. After you make the call, line locators will come to your home or business to mark any underground utilities with … Continue reading A quick call can keep your family safe

“Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe

“Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe

There’s a lot that goes into ensuring Williams’ large-scale energy infrastructure is built and continually operates in a manner that is safe, reliable and environmentally responsible. There’s pre-construction analysis and planning. There are rigorous internal protocols and stringent regulations with which we comply throughout the construction and operation lifecycles. There’s the employment of high-tech testing … Continue reading “Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe

Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.

Disasters don’t plan ahead.  You can.

This year with tornadoes churning up everything in their path throughout the country and Hurricanes Irma and Henry hammering the coasts, National Safety Preparedness Month could not have come at a better time. Their overarching theme, “Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.” is right on target. While most of us think we know what we … Continue reading Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.

811 Call Before You Dig: Celebrating a decade of saving lives and protecting property

811 Call Before You Dig: Celebrating a decade of saving lives and protecting property

Ten years ago the Common Ground Alliance and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation introduced a national call center and the phone number 811 in response to the growing trend of accidents, injuries, deaths and property damage related to utility line strikes. When you consider that in the U.S. alone, there are roughly a billion feet … Continue reading 811 Call Before You Dig: Celebrating a decade of saving lives and protecting property

Niobrara’s safety calendar contest a big hit

Niobrara’s safety calendar contest a big hit

Williams Niobrara Safety Committee revived their Safety Calendar Contest, which drew a great response – no pun intended. Employees’ children and grandchildren, age 2-13, were asked to submit pictures to remind us to be safe at home, school and in the workplace throughout the year. Thirteen pictures were chosen for the calendar – one for … Continue reading Niobrara’s safety calendar contest a big hit