DES2012-TBSA-04 - MDR090376DES Exhaust System - Incident Notification
Technical Bulletin / Safety Alert
Unique ID No: DES2012-TBSA-04 Rev: 0
(This document supersedes all previous versions of the above
Subject: MDR090376DES Exhaust System - Incident
Date: 16th January 2013
Applicable to: VLI Diesel Pty Ltd Diesel Engine Systems covered
registration no. MDR 090376 DES (Driftrunner &
Note: Minimum PPE required to carry out any inspections contained
in this TBSA
shall be protective clothing & footwear, safety glasses,
hearing protection & any
site specific requirements. A JSA or equivalent should be
carried out prior to
performing these tasks.
VLI Diesel Division (VLIDD) advises the recent occurrence of an
incident in relation
to a VLI Driftrunner Vehicle Diesel Engine System covered under
design registration no. MDR090376DES.
The incident occurred at a NSW Coal Mine, during a weekly
service inspection, when the end user detected a leaking joint
between the water based exhaust conditioner and the exhaust adaptor
The exhaust conditioner and adapter extension were removed from
service and returned to VLI for investigation.