• Please complete all boxes in following section, in case of serious infringement telephone your line manager /standby engineer. Report as near miss.

    Inform the contractor/farmer to STOP WORK until the location of the pipeline has been identified and their method of work reviewed.

    For full Vantage Point survey information please refer to work procedure T/PR/MAINT/5002 (can be found in 'Opsnet' app)

Vantage point checks

  • Is there any mechanical excavation equipment working within 35m of the pipeline, or on a line that will cross the pipeline?

  • Is there any work on drainage , ditching, fencing or any other farm activity within the Vantage Point Survey area?

  • Is there any evidence of fires?

  • Is there any civil engineering or building/demolition work of any kind?

  • Is there any evidence of tree felling or timber transportation?

  • Is there any discoloration of vegetation or other evidence of leakage?

  • Is there any evidence of blasting or mineral extraction?

  • Is there any evidence of ground movement or changes in watercourses?

  • Is there any evidence of removal of surface soil and conversely tipping and/or stacking of materials over the pipeline?

  • What is the general condition of the marker posts in the pipeline section i.e. mainly visible, broken, non-existent/not seen. Particular attention should be paid in the vicinity of quarries and watercourses.

  • What is the general condition of the easement and any licensed area/fencing that may be onsite?

Miscellaneous comments

  • Please enter any miscellaneous comments here (optional)

  • Insert additional photo's here, all photos can be annotated to give information of the picture taken.

  • Sketch area for free hand use

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