Uncontrolled Pressure Release Hazards

Posted by Nasco on Sep 9th 2020

Uncontrolled Pressure Release Hazards

Increased pressure released during the commissioning/decommissioning, maintenance, and repair of pressurized lines and equipment such as gases (well, natural, liquefied), steam, crude oil, petroleum products, slurry, chemicals, water, hydraulic, and air can be fatal.

When uncontrolled pressure is released, workers are also at risk of being struck by projectile materials such as valves, metal fragments, plugs, pipes, shock-waves, and hoses.

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