Paver Machine: Serious Risk of Fire
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
The Vögele 1803-2 Paver is equipped with a lockable service access compartment beneath the drivers station.
This compartment is for maintenance access to solenoids, valves, hoses, batteries and other components. The only item to be stored in this area are the anti-vandal covers which have specific stowage points built into the underside of the lid.
It has been noted that some Paver crews have been using this compartment for general storage of other various items, such as tools, oils, aerosols, clothing etc. This creates a serious fire risk.
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Operatives and subcontractors should be reminded that the machine instruction and safety manuals state:
“Do not place tools on the batteries”
“Never carry flammable substances, such as starter fluids, ether or fuels in cans or canisters on
A specific alert can be accessed via the additional pdf button
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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