Quantified risk assessment of the ignition of flammable vapour on petrol filling station forecourts during road tanker offloading due to thermite sparking

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  • Published: July 2002
  • REF/ISBN: 9780852933701
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

This document provides an agreed industry briefing for use by those who manage or train road tanker drivers. It includes a thorough review of the phenoma of thermite sparking and outlines recommendations that have been agreed between the EI's Road Tanker and Service Station Panels and the UK HSE, which, if implemented, may help to reduce the risk of a thermite spark igniting vapour during road tanker deliveries.

Reaffirmed 2007.

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