Piping-System Design Impacts Project Safety

Rutt, John
October 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2008, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p48
The article reports on three fundamental areas in which engineers should consider to promote safety in the process of installation and maintenance of piping systems, such as system constructability, best practices for training construction and inspection, and system maintainability. It stresses that major hazards could be removed in the piping-systems environment through mechanical pipe joining, while specification can require installing contractors to secure training from a manufacturer.


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