9 steps to safe bitumen deliveries

To achieve the goal of zero injuries at work, every single person must assume personal responsibility for safety. We have compiled the most important points below.

  1. Apply general safety awareness - Observe, think and act
  2. Always use the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  3. Be aware of the emergency equipment locations (fire extinguishers, emergency stop buttons, safety showers, main closure valve)
  4. Ensure all personnel are kept at least 6 m away from the delivery operation (exclusion zone)
  5. Driver must stay in attendance at the emergency stop button at all times during delivery
  6. Check and secure any valves, caps, covers and padlocks
  7. Leave the delivery point in a clean condition
  8. Sign and complete delivery documentation
  9. Report all defects or any problems firstly to the customer, secondly to your Nynas contact.
Safety

Safety assessment at asphalt plant

Nynas visits an asphalt plant operated by NCC, a construction company in the Nordic region, to assess its safe handling of bitumen.

Mats Wendel
Interview

Sustainable Development driving innovation

It is important to have both incentives and clear requirements to drive developments forwards and to make sure that the industry is making a positive contribution to sustainable development.

A90 Dundee
Projects

In good shape

Most local authorities in the UK think of cold mix asphalt as a new and relatively untested road construction material. But it has been used successfully in the UK for more than 10 years, including a section of trunk road in Scotland built with a cold mix asphalt base course in 2008.

Safety

Knowledge key to safe deliveries

Bitumen is delivered hot and therefore precise procedures are needed in order to minimise safety risks such as burn injuries. Safety is something on which the transport company Kördel maintains a constant focus.

Noted

A road so smart it will be able to charge your car.

Bloomberg on the development of intelligent highways in China.
More at: bloomberg.com


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