Cause & Consequence
- Release of a harmful substance
- Failure of vessels or pipework
- Control of work
Description of Process
A 1" diameter pipework clamp connector catastrophically failed causing a gas release.
Description of Incident
The failure occurred due to incorrect manufacturing and the final material properties did not meet requirements; causing the clamp to fail.
Good Practice Guidance
How does your organisation ensure that critical equipment is delivered in accordance with specifications?