• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3342

Pressurised spray bottle hose release

Cause & Consequence

  • Release of a harmful substance
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

A pressurised bottle containing degreasing materials c/w hose and spray attachments

Lessons Identified

The spray bottle was not depressurised upon completion of the taskThe threaded connentions of the hose loosened during use.

Incident Recommendations

Make the manufacturers instructions available or include them in part of the work procedure.Inspect connection more frequently.Depressurise equipment upon completion of use.

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