HSE Safety Alert Issued

HSE Safety Alert Issued

  • Date: Tuesday 20th August 2019
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HSE has issued a safety alert for all users of industrial uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.

This Safety Alert is aimed at all users of industrial uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems including, but not limited to, the chemical industry, energy industry, offshore oil and gas production and other users of high capacity electrical capacitors in industrial equipment.

Affected capacitors are known to be found in some models of UPS system manufactured by Vertiv Infrastructure, previously trading as Emerson or Chloride.

As noted above, affected capacitors may also be found in other industrial equipment and users of such equipment should use the information in this safety alert to assess the ongoing risk of using this equipment and the need to consider further risk control measures.

For the full safety alert, click the following link: http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/icar-capacitors.htm#utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=icar-alert&utm_content=ebul-link-2

Source: HSE

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