Incident alert

LOCATION:
ASPHALT/COATING PLANT
ACTIVITY:
PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
SUB ACTIVITY:
ASPHALT & COATED STONE
ALERT STATUS:
Normal
DATE ISSUED:
27/03/2007
INCIDENT No:
00125

TITLE
Bitumen Spill
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
United Kingdom
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
The delivery tanker driver only tightened one of the ‘bolts’ on the flange that attaches to the rear of the tanker. When he commenced pumping the binder sprayed out from the ‘lose’ flange resulting in Contamination of bitumen tank, control panel, warning lights and system. It was extremely fortunate that no serious injury resulted from this incident.
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