When Flexible Pipes deform it can lead to compromised structural and hydraulic performance. It may also result in failure to meet sewer adoption requirements.
Explores the link between the pipe material choice, its bedding class and the cost, time and environmental (carbon) characteristics associated with the installation of that pipe.
The new Winter 2010/2011issue of "Pipeline", the CPSA online newsletter, is now available at our website (here). This issue focusses on the new precast base manhole systems manufactured by three of the UK's concrete pipeline products manufacturers. A number of case studies with information on use, installation and overall benefits are included. Our Winter issue also offers news on a number of our activities and publications in the last 12 months.
The Concrete Pipeline Systems Association (CPSA) has published a new document to help customers ensure the safe offloading of concrete pipeline product deliveries.
Falls from vehicles and delivery accidents make up a large proportion of workplace injuries and the Guide offers advice on the risks associated with delivery and transport operations. The scope of responsibilities before, during and after products have been delivered are demonstrated and the Guide complements other industry reference documents including HSE Information Sheet WPT06 ‘Delivering safely: Co-operating to prevent workplace vehicle accidents’ and the Freight Transport Association Guide ‘Preventing Falls from Vehicles’. A PDF copy of the Guide is found here