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Safety alerts 2017

Defence Infrastructure Organisation alerts for specific safety issues that without immediate action could result in serious or fatal injury.

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Safety alerts are issued by Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to the wider MOD and its industry partners to communicate specific safety issues quickly; specifying the immediate, short and long term actions to be taken by those responsible. Such safety issues represent significant threat of serious or fatal injury, fire or explosion and include: identified dangerous working practices; faulty or defective equipment, products or substances, unsafe conditions, etc.

Although mainly relevant to infrastructure risks and associated management activities within MOD (eg electrical, gas, confined spaces, working at height) they may be useful to the wider facility management or construction domain (eg facility or property managers, landlords, engineers, infrastructure designers, installers or maintainers).

Published 7 April 2017
Last updated 7 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added SA 0717: Type C(1938) Hangar Gutter Support Failure.
  2. Added 2 safety alerts: SA 04/17: Hadar range of ATEX lighting products (A-Belco group) and SA 06/17: Tumble dryers (Beko Plc and Blomberg Condenser Dryer).
  3. Added safety alerts for tumble dryers; electrically powered gates; and Ingersoll Rand type 30.
  4. First published.