Incident alert

LOCATION:
ON-HIGHWAY
ACTIVITY:
PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
SUB ACTIVITY:
ASPHALT & COATED STONE
ALERT STATUS:
Normal
DATE ISSUED:
08/01/2013
INCIDENT No:
00348

TITLE
Paver with LPG Heated Screed (High CO)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
United Kingdom
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
It was recently discovered that a 2004 model paver fitted with a LPG heated 8 burner screed was generating high levels of Carbon Monoxide emissions which exceeded the Workplace Exposure Limits.

At this stage investigations are on-going to establish the reason for these high level of emissions, however in the meantime if your contracting businesses operate any LPG heated screed paver machines, it may be a sensible proactive measure to check the Carbon Monoxide levels being generated by the pavers screed to ensure the paver is operating within the correct Workplace Exposure Limits.
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
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Paver


LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Contracting Managers to check the Carbon Monoxide emissions being generated by LPG heated screeds on any model of paver machine to ensure they are operating within the Workplace Exposure Limits.

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