Near Miss – Spring Loaded Valve Failure

Near Miss – Spring Loaded Valve Failure
173-2021
  • Contributing Factors: Equipment Design, Equipment Failure, Lack of knowledge
  • Categories: Near Miss
  • Tags: Still Live
  • Publication Date: 15th September 2021

Valve failure nearly causes injury to operator’s hand. Questions are raised about maintenance of spring-loaded valves.

Spring loaded valve.

Maintenance.

Manufacturer recommendations

Near miss

injury