ESU BRI asked in Cars & TransportationSafety · 8 months ago

Diesel pump safety.?

At work we have diesel pumps to fill the vehicles. What sort of safety precautions (ie. extinguishers, lighting, fire suppressors) do we need?

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Same as for gas pumps.

  • Edna
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    A diesel pump is no more dangerous than a pump that dispenses gasoline. Obviously, you don't want to be smoking a cigarette while you're filling your tank with diesel or gasoline, and you don't want to drop a lighted cigarette or a match into any fuel that you might accidently spill on the ground.

  • 8 months ago

    bucket of sand or dry chemical fire extinguisher....diesel doesn't burn the way gasoline does.

  • 8 months ago

    always follow safety

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  • 8 months ago

    Strangely enough all you need is some detergent to clear up any spillages. Diesel is almost impossible to ignite in a filling situation. It's waaaay safer than petrol/gasoline.

  • 8 months ago

    Honestly, you should just have literally zero safety precautions and hopes the whole place explodes if you survive the settlement claim will be far higher than your pay rate.

  • 8 months ago

    throw a lit match into the gas tank

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