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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation P-82-040
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Synopsis: ON JUNE 15, 1982, NEAR ALBANY, GEORGIA, A BULLDOZER TRACK CLEAT PUNCTURED A 12-INCH PETROLEUM PRODUCTS PIPELINE WHICH WAS OPERATING AT 760 PSIG. ESCAPING NO. 2 FUEL OIL WAS IGNITED AND SEVERELY BURNED THE BULLDOZER OPERATOR WHO DIED ON JULY 6, 1982.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA: THROUGH THE STATE'S DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE GEORGIA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ENCOURAGE AND ASSIST THE OPERATORS OF UNDERGROUND FACILITIES IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA IN THEIR EFFORTS TO EXPAND THE METROPOLITAN ATLANTA AREA ONE-CALL NOTIFICATION SYSTEM TO PROVIDE COVERAGE THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF GEORGIA.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Pipeline
Location: Albany, GA, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA82FP017
Accident Reports:
Report #: None
Accident Date: 6/15/1982
Issue Date: 9/22/1982
Date Closed: 5/19/1989
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: State of Georgia (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: State of Georgia
Date: 5/19/1989
Response:

From: NTSB
To: State of Georgia
Date: 2/22/1988
Response: