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Refer to planned periods of quiet and/or interdisciplinary discussion focused on ensuring that key procedural details have been addressed. For instance, protocols for ensuring correct identification of pipeline for maintenance often recommend a "time out" to confirm the identification of the pipeline, the ?break in? procedure and other key aspects, often stating them aloud for double-checking by other team members. In addition to avoiding major misidentification errors, such a time out ensures that all team members share the same ?game plan? so to speak. Taking the time to focus on listening and communicating the plans as a team can rectify miscommunications and misunderstandings before a procedure gets underway.