We all want to improve!

At SPAN we believe in helping all companies to get better at Management Systems and related programs. We will continually build out this section of useful resources, tips, how-to guides and case studies for everyone to benefit from. If you would like to provide any resources of your own, please get in touch.


SPAN's Top 10 Gap Assessment Best Practices

We have created a list of best practices to make sure you get the maximum value out of your Management System Gap Assessment.

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An overview of how to approach implementation of a Pipeline Safety Management System

SPAN has created this brochure-style high level overview of things to consider for implementing a Pipeline Safety Management System.

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Management System Implementation Made Easy!

This informative 1-page fact sheet helps you understand the actions you can take to implement your Management System.

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Whitepaper: Implementing API RP 1173 - How to get started

We have created this introductory Whitepaper to explain the basics of API RP 1173 and enable you to get started.

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Easily link API RP 1173 to other requirements 

With Octane Mapping, you can connect similar requirements across different standards and regulations and show how your Management System meets all requirements in one go.

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Whitepaper: Management System Auditing with ISO 19011:2018

Our Assurance Practice Lead Evan Baker provides insights into the updated auditing standard for Management Systems

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Show how your Management System meets many requirements at once with Octane Mapping

This video demonstrates Octane Mapping, an industry first that allows you to link multiple sets of regulatory requirements and standards to your Management System.

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Bring your Management System to life with Octane

This video demonstrates how Octane can be used to enable your Management System and improve performance and collaboration in record time.

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Implementing a Pipeline Safety Management System in field operations

In 2015 Plains Midstream Canada implemented their Management System across all field operations. 

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Pipeline Industry Improving Performance with Octane software

CEPA has successfully implemented its performance indicator and Integrity First programs into Octane’s secure web-based application. It has enabled significant improvements in how CEPA uses data to understand industry performance and prioritize improvement efforts. 

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Plains All American Management System Implementation

Plains All American uses Octane to accelerate implementation of its API RP 1173 Pipeline Safety Management System.

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We hope you find these resources and case studies helpful. We see a lot of different approaches to Management Systems and programs out there and we hope through experiences we've gained across our network we can bring new ideas to your projects! 

James Ullyott, Management Systems Practice Lead, SPAN

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