Cause & Consequence
- Release of a harmful substance
- Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid
- Failure of vessels or pipework
Description of Process
Reciprocating gas compressor with small bore tubing for instrument connections.
Description of Incident
Fatigue failure of instrument tubing following a reinstatement of an incorrect orientation using incorrect fitting practices.
Good Practice Guidance
It is important that people are aware of causes of previous failures which could re-occur.