The concrete pipe industry takes its commitment to safe production so seriously that it established a national award to recognize plants that excel in safety, along with the companies that develop innovative approaches to improving worker safety. In addition to the award, the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) introduced a course designed for workers, foremen, job supervisors and anyone involved in general industry operations. OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1910. ACPA members have incorporated such safety courses into their own health and safety programs at facilities throughout the USA……

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09Nov 2015

This is a demonstration of the comparative flammability of polypropylene pipe (PP), reinforced concrete pipe (RCP), and high density polyethylene pipe (HDPE). Dry hay is ignited in three 18 in. by 18 in. pipes and allowed to burn. This is an unedited test conducted on October 21, 2015.