Solid components form a fuel source, caused by:

  • flammable components (e.g. covers) left in contact with hot components (e.g. turbo charger, exhaust etc.)
  • installation of component(s) that are flammable and/or outside OEM specifications
  • remove/fail to replace protective barriers between hot and flammable components
  • inadequate cleaning or removal of coal (or other flammable) fines from locations on or near hot components

 Credible Failure mode is addressed by:

  • BI-01.13 Clear maintainer performance management expectations supported by an active and consistent performance management process
  • BI-01.51 Skilled and experienced personnel are accountable for maintaining mobile equipment
  • BI-02.02 Maintenance requirements cover all safety and operational systems on mobile plant
  • BI-02.50 Plant Safety Files – requirement to register and track plant components and certificates
  • BI-02A.58 Ceramic coatings for exhaust components
  • BI-04.04 Site change management process apply to the introduction of new types and models of mobile equipment
  • BI-05.04 Regular and consistent application of performance management processes


Last Updated: 17/05/2022 03:47:24pm