Tunnels

Cover of Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Application and Methodology
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Application and Methodology
  • Publication no: AP-R590-19
  • ISBN: 978-1-925671-88-9
  • Published: 13 June 2019

This report provides a standardised assessment method to mitigate the criticism of the transport of dangerous goods through road tunnels and provide greater transparency of the decisions reached.

The transport of dangerous goods is critical to modern society. Although several options are available, the most common approach to transport is transport via road, however, transport on the road network can be contentious, especially when traversing sensitive infrastructure such as bridges and tunnels, or when the route is adjacent to schools and hospitals.

  • Summary
  • 1.      Background
  • 2.      Limitations
  • 3.      Glossary and Definitions
  • 4.      Reference Notes
  • 5.      Additional Guidance
  • 6.      Risk
    • 6.1    Introduction
    • 6.2    Suggested Risk Assessment Methodology
    • 6.2.1      Overall Approach
    • 6.2.2      Hazard Identification
    • 6.2.3      Likelihood of Events
    • 6.2.4      Consequence
    • 6.2.5      Results and Conclusions
  • 7.      Specialised Project Roles
  • References
  • Appendix A          Risk Methodology Flow Chart
  • Appendix B          Additional Design Guidance