SAFed Fact Sheet 1, Potential hazards from water hammer and risks from failures at dead legs.

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published Edition 2 of Fact Sheet 1.

The original Safed FS1 issued in 1997 covered the potential for water hammer failures in steam system pipework resulting into serious and several fatal injuries. Following a number of recent incidents, this information has been updated and extended to cover the potential risks at dead legs.

For more information on SAFed: www.safed.co.uk

1 July 2020

 

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