This Safety Moment discusses the importance of keeping utilities operating during an emergency. The material here is taken from the ebook 52 Process Safety Moments.
If a facility suffers from a major event such as an explosion or large fire it is generally critical that the utility systems remain functional. Examples include:
Safety Moments are short stories or anecdotes that illustrate some aspect of personal or process safety. Generally they feature a near miss or foolish event that had the potential to be much worse than it was. They can be used to start a meeting or a task assignment.