Safety Safety Alerts

Safety Alert – HS2 – High Potential Incident (HiPo)

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Published August 2017.

During a recent Ground Investigation (GI) on behalf of HS2, it is suspected that cable percussion boring equipment made contact with the outer casing of a deep buried 132kV cable installation. There were no injuries to any persons nor was a loss of operation been reported by the asset owner or the landowner. The investigation, led by the GI Contractor, in collaboration with HS2 and the key stakeholders has established the causes of the incident for sharing to prevent re-occurrence.