Cause & Consequence
- Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid
Specific Incident Equipment
Fuel gas pipework to gas engine
There was a weep from the vent port on an electro motive valve (EMV) body. The plug was found not to be sealing correctly. The vent port provides a vent path if stem leakage occurs. It should have been piped to a safe location according to manufacturers’ guidelines when installed.
1. Vent to be piped to safe
2. Plugs to be checked to ensure they are in place and are gas tight