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Document ID (ISN)66176
CIS number 96-320
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1048-9
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSG 146
Health and Safety Executive
Title Dispensing petrol: Assessing and controlling the risk of fire and explosion at sites where petrol is stored and dispensed as a fuel
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. ix, 58p. Illus. 37 ref. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract This guidance applies to petrol filling-stations, farms, commercial goods vehicle depots, private businesses and other premises where petrol is kept as a fuel. Contents: fire and explosion hazards of petrol; risk factors associated with the storage and dispensing of petrol and key precautions to prevent fire and explosion; detailed risk assessment and identification of control measures for delivery and venting, storage, pipework systems and dispensing. In appendix: systems of work; training; risk assessment examples; relevant legislation.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; flammable substances; motor fuel; fire protection; hazard evaluation; explosion prevention; filling stations
Descriptors (secondary) protection against leakage; piping; transfer of liquids; fuel tanks; safety guides; legislation; glossary; information of personnel; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Risk evaluation