Diesel fuel tank vent systems and risk of flash fires

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Diesel trucks, fuel tank vent systems, refuelling, and the risk of flash fires - WorkSafe Bulletin from WorkSafeBC


Diesel fuel tank vent systems, refuelling and the risk of flash fires - WorkSafeBC - Please download, print and share


Diagram of diesel fuel tank hazardsThe driver of a log transport truck was seriously burned after removing the diesel tank fuel cap. Today's diesel trucks have complex fuel systems, and any blockages in these systems can have catastrophic consequences. As well, today's diesel fuel presents risks of its own particularly during refuelling. Learn more by clicking on the above PDF link.