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Lean Compliance and Elemental Compliance Announce Strategic Alliance

to Deliver Effective Pipeline Safety Management Programs to US and Canadian Markets.


Toronto - August 14, 2019 - Lean Compliance Consulting, Inc. today announced the formation of an alliance with Elemental Compliance, experts in pipeline regulatory compliance to deliver effective pipeline safety management programs supporting US and Canadian operations.


This move comes as a response to growing demand from regulators, industry, and pipeline operators to improve the effectiveness of existing pipeline and process safety programs.


According to Raimund Laqua, founder of Lean Compliance, “this partnership combines the strengths of both companies to offer innovative, comprehensive, and risk-based programs and resources that better align with changes introduced by API RP 1173, NEB, and CSA Z7662 which focus on systemic-risk and improved safety outcomes that are often missed by previous prescriptive regulations.”


Nicole Tebow, Principal of Elemental Compliance says, “We believe that safety management programs are the future of pipeline safety and look forward to the opportunity to support our clients’ and industry’s goal of zero incidents through expert application of these programs. Our combined knowledge makes us the perfect alliance to put clients on the right path forward, regardless of their safety management program lifecycle stage.”


Lean Compliance, is focused on helping organizations in highly-regulated, high-risk industries meet all their obligations, reduce risk, and increase stakeholder trust. Lean Compliance provides member-based programs and services engineered to continually improve program effectiveness over time. Lean Compliance has over 30 years experience working in oil & gas, pipeline, energy, pharma, medical device, government, and high-tech industries.


Elemental Compliance, provides a depth of knowledge in interpreting and applying Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulations from gas to liquid and everything in between. Elemental experts have over 20 years’ experience in consulting and working in the pipeline compliance space.

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