7HQ.. This site, its design and graphics (except those belonging to members of the organisation) are AMPS and may not be reused without the express written permission of the copyright holder(s). dispensers; people under the age of 16 do not buy petrol or operate notifying the emergency services and recording accident hygiene. flammable vapour, even at very low temperatures. First published 02/97. As they rightly say, diesel fuel has not changed and neither has its application, therefore the risks have not changed and we would not therefore expect the control measures to change significantly either. This document is available at: www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg216.htm. Health and Safety Executive in the telephone directory). and to take steps to eliminate or control those risks. This instruction should be read in conjunction with the Risk Assessment procedure for Diesel Pump Your employer has a legal responsibility to carry out an risk to persons or property. necessary; suitable equipment for dealing with minor incidents; a supply of dry sand and fire extinguishers readily © Copyright AMPS 2001-2020 The Association of Manufacturers and suppliers of Power Systems and ancillary equipment. Wear PPE commensurate with scale or type of leak or spill. (diesel splashing onto a hot engine will probably ignite). no flammable materials in danger zones; site security practices and how to follow them; the value of protective clothing, such as footwear, gloves operation, eg dispenser nozzles are correctly inserted, Personal protection and Further advice can be obtained from HSE offices (see under LPG refuelling Placarding quantity Fire and explosion risk and that of others. The assessment would also need to consider how the storage and use of diesel may give rise to fire, explosions or other events.”. Diesel engine risk screening worksheet • Ways to reduce risk from Diesel Particulate Emissions-Install air contaminant control device - Use ultralow sulfur diesel fuel (15 ppmw) - Minimize annual operating hours - Move engine away from property line - Conduct a 2nd level risk assessment … Beta This is a new way of showing guidance - your feedback will help us improve it. Before a petrol dispenser is used (whether by you or by Diesel Direct is fortunate to have an exceptional insurance company - Energi - that provides constant communication and resources for our risk management program. done; Record the significant findings of the assessment; Review the assessment from time to time and revise it if are not wedged open; at filling-stations the loudspeaker system and any Diesel would be delivered to site by road tanker and offloaded into the dirty tank. on your hands; the correct methods of handling and lifting. and goggles, and when to wear them; the need to wash properly with plenty of soap and water If so, this leaflet is for you. Don't assume you know the dangers or the If the Diesel Pump is to be operated in a dangerous or hostile environment, the user/client is responsible for conducting an appropriate risk analysis and applying suitable controls to mitigate those additional risks This instruction should be read in conjunction with the Risk Assessment. write to HSE's Information Centre, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 The formation of … Spirit', 'Highly Flammable', 'No Smoking', It therefore expects little impact in terms of any control measures. ignition is present; It floats on the surface of water and may travel long dispensers to alert customers to the hazards. ensure your safety, and to equip you to do your job without Diesel from the clean tanks can either be used to fill vehicles or sent to the emergency generators, when required. Attend to problem only if safe to do so. More detailed information is contained in the booklet, the APEA/IP Code of practice for the design, construction and operation of petrol filling stations, available from The Administrator, Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration, PO Box 2, Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 5SF.Additional single copies of this leaflet version of this document are available free from HSE Books. available; conspicuous notices - 'Petrol' or 'Petroleum If the chainsaw is to be operated in a dangerous or hostile environment, the user/client is responsible for conducting an appropriate risk analysis and applying suitable controls to mitigate those additional risks. responsible: A record of this training should be maintained by your HSE priced and free publications are available by mail order from HSE Books, TSO Customer Services, PO Box 29, Norwich, NR3 1GN, Tel: +44 (0)333 202 5070 Website: https://books.hse.gov.uk/ (HSE priced publications are also available from bookshops and free leaflets can be downloaded from HSE's website: www.hse.gov.uk.). As a manufacturer, we have chosen as our normal standard to put various precautionary measures in place, we are careful when locating gauges and electrical equipment within our cabinets, proximity to fill lines and potential spill areas. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. http://www.hse.gov.uk/fireandexplosion/dsear-background.htm, http://www.hse.gov.uk/chemical-classification/legal/clp-regulation.htm, http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/cl-inventory-database/-/discli/details/32788. and that your view is not obstructed; proper procedures are followed throughout the filling the danger zones on site and the special precautions needed occurring. We have also taken the precaution of now fitting internal fill pipes within the inner tank, so rather than as previous the tank would splash fill from the top, we now fill at around 100mm off the base of the tank via a drop pipe, which means the product enters into product and reduces the risk of misting/vapour within the tank. and tank dip checks or gauge readings, petroleum certification, determine the balance between risk prevention, the viability of the operations and their value to society. properly trained. start the petrol dispenser and during its operation. In this case, the EU has issued a Regulation. Â© Crown copyright This publication may be freely reproduced, except for advertising, endorsement or commercial purposes. employer need to do in order to safeguard your health and safety Basic Assessment Report: Proposed filling station and associated infrastructure on Portion 1 of Erf 10769, Middelburg X26, Middelburg (AdiEnv Ref: BA 2017/04; DARDLEA Ref: 1/3/1/16/1N-104) … This means clothing, rags etc; Petrol vapour can be harmful if inhaled. the drum should be located in an area where there is no risk of collision with vehicles, fork-lift trucks etc. It is also available in priced packs of 15, price £5.00 (discounts available for multiples), from HSE Books, ISBN 0 7176 1098 5. The essential steps to We are aware that In June 2015, diesel fuel was reclassified within the EU. If you are not an AMPS member click here to find out more about how to join. You should We have found this historic article online, which may help describe things more clearly ---, http://www.nabarro.com/insight/briefings/2014/october/diesel-to-be-caught-under-dangerous-substances-regulations/. It tends to sink to the lowest possible level Therefore, regardless of whether diesel fuel is now considered to be classed under DSEAR or not, does not alter the fact that manufacturers and installers should be assessing risks and putting controls in place. be swallowed and contact with the skin should be avoided. carry out your duties safely. customers) you should make sure there is no danger. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act your employer has a You should inform … leaks and spills should be contained to the vicinity of the drum and mopped up quickly, to lessen the risk … Petrol vapour does not disperse easily and may also travel long distances. There is also a danger if petrol is spilled on The clues then are in the linked document from Nabarro which contains the following: “Practically, the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) view is that although the classification will change, the actual properties of diesel (and the other similar fuel oils), and thus the risks, have not altered. Don't carry out any task for which you have not been situations which are not being controlled. Always check carefully that there is no danger before you Procedures for dispenser switch-off, tanker parking, tanker This represents the typically pragmatic view that HSE have been known for in the past. damage; Procedures when delivery of petrol takes place -. after finishing work, or at any time when you get petrol or oil distances, eventually causing danger away from the place where danger zones); no one uses portable electric/electronic equipment such as long distances. When installing pumps, we ensure that ATEX rated connections are used and where necessary ATEX rated equipment. those which are approved.