Esso™ and mobil™ service stations adhere to strict safety practices to help keep customers safe at all times but please remember, gasoline and diesel fuels are flammable, and therefore they can be dangerous, so always use caution. Gasoline safety hs99-138d (08-07) a 5-minute safety training aid gasoline is the major fuel source used to power cars, lawnmowers, boats, motorcycles, snow blowers, some. Do not allow smoking, flames, sparks or other sources of ignition near the fuel storage and handling areas gas vapours are heavier than air and will drift downward from the source it is the vapour, not the liquid, which burns. Introduction benzene was first extracted from coal gas by oil scrubbing in the 1860's by badische company in germany it is probably the most thoroughly studied and best known of all organic compounds. Gasoline is an important part of our day-to-day lives we use it to fuel our cars and trucks, as well as our lawnmowers, weed trimmers, boats, a variety of off-road vehicles, portable electric generators and more.
Consumer safety - fuel safety handling, transporting and storing fuel for barbecues and lawn mowers can be risky a little caution when handling fuel can prevent loss of life, personal injury, and property and environmental damage. Safe propane handling is intended to be used in conjunction with formal and on-the-job training for more information on this video, or other occupational health and safety training, please. March 2003 page 1 of 3 safe fueling and gasoline handling guidelines never compromise safety only use gasoline as an engine or appliance fuel as and when specifically recommended by the.
It's easy to forget that fuel is a toxic, extremely flammable substance it can harm us, our environment and equipment, if used improperly when it comes to. The tssa licenses fuel facilities, registers contractors and certifies tradespeople who install and service equipment we also review and approve facility plans for sites licensed by the tssa, and perform custom equipment approvals and inspection services to ensure safe handling and usage of fuel. Staying safe is crucial when storing or handling fuel learn how to keep you and your family safe around gasoline and diesel faqs about safety & storage. Gasoline handling and storage customer service: 800-777-5033 or 701-328-3800 wwwworkforcesafetycom reviewed 2/2016 gasoline will not be stored in open, plastic, or glass containers.
The best containers for handling gasoline are underwriters laboratories (ul) or factory mutual (fm) approved safety cans (see figure 1) safety cans are available in several sizes and have various mechanisms for opening the valve to pour the liquids. Chevron-branded products are sold in north america by business units of chevron corp included are chevron products co, which operates five major us refineries and markets petroleum products, primarily gasoline. Safe product handling and transportation shell chemicals is committed to playing our part in building a safe chemicals industry, part of this are our transportation and safety options and requirements. The national safety council is a clearinghouse for information on storage and handling of flammable and/or combustible liquids (including gasoline) the national fire protection association develops codes and standards as well as research and education for fire and related safety issues. Smoking and open flames shall be prohibited in areas used for fueling, fuel storage or enclosed storage of equipment containing fuel liquid fuels not handled by pump shall be handled and transported only in portable containers or equivalent means designed for that purpose portable containers shall.
This is in response to your letter dated july 31, 2003, to the occupational safety and health administration (osha) you ask about the requirements for storage and handling of gasoline on a construction site under 29 cfr 1926152 your letter was forwarded to this office for handling on august 20. 14 when discharging gas into a liquid, a trap or suitable check valve should be used to prevent liquid from getting back into the cylinder or regulator. Extent possible from fuel ethanol handling, storage, and distribution equipment a small amount of water is soluble in e85, but at higher concentrations, the gasoline portion will. Colourless gas when it's being used, stored in tanks or transported in tanker trucks, propane is propane: safe handling and storage your safe handling and.
Safe handling of ethanol as the use of ethanol-gasoline blends continues to grow, any perceptions that ethanol can be handled any less cautiously than gasoline should be dismissed ethanol is a toxic substance that when ingested by people in small amounts can have intoxicating effects similar to those of alcohol. Gasoline and other flammable liquids should only be stored in approved containers based on specifications developed by the department of transportation, osha, the national fire protection association and the american national standards institute. Gasoline is so much a part of our lives that we don't think about how very dangerous and flammable this substance is safety tips if you need to carry or store gasoline, use an approved container. The attendant must be aware of proper fuel handling procedures to minimize the risk of a spill and shall continuously scan the area adjacent to the fuelling operation for possible leaks or spills.