An assessment of electrostatic ignition risks and filling rules for loading road tankers with low sulphur diesel

Document options


EI Technical Partners get free access to publications. You will need to Login or Register here

Dear customer,

Please note that the EI publishing department has moved to a new print supplier for 2021. The option to purchase Hard Copies of our publications has been suspended until the New Year, when we will be making select areas of the catalogue available again. Until then, we will continue to offer PDF versions of our books. Please email pubs@energyinst.org if you have any queries.

Kind regards,
EI Publications

  • Published: November 2000
  • REF/ISBN: 9780852933138
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

The EI commissioned this report to address concern over the occurrence of a number of electrostatic ignition incidents associated with the loading of low sulphur diesel, a topic not addressed originally in the Model Code of Safe Practice Part 21: Guidelines for the control of hazards arising from static electricity, published in 1998.

The aim of this publication is to provide a record of the research carried out, data set, methods and assumptions to aid reference and provide a starting point for any work that may be undertaken in the future.

Members Benefits

Are you an EI Member? If yes, register/log in now to ensure you receive free access or discounts to EI publications.

If you are not a Member, why not join today and receive all of the benefits of EI Membership? EI Members are entitled to a 25% discount on most EI publications.