• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3261

Fatal accident during pressure testing

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

Process pipework and allied equipment

Lessons Identified

No details available.

Incident Recommendations

  • No personnel to be in a high pressure area while pressure is being applied during a pressure test.
  • All vertical treating iron stacks must be secured by the use of a stand and anchored or tied to an immovable object

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