Summer 2018 Newsletter – BakerRisk Safety Moment – High Pressure Equipment Hazards

This BakerRisk® safety moment discusses some common pressure testing hazards and barricade concerns. Industry needs are dictating use of systems reaching very high pressures. Although most people realize higher pressures means greater stored energy, increased awareness is needed in terms of what hazards may be presented to nearby people and infrastructure by high pressure systems and equipment. This safety moment shows a release of a projectile that simulates a bull plug launched toward a reinforced concrete barricade.

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