OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 696 Bulk fuel storage

(1) An employer must ensure that bulk fuel storage facilities are located on ground that is impervious to the substances being stored.

(2) An employer must ensure that bulk fuel storage facilities are

(a) located at a lower ground elevation than the entrance to an underground working,

(b) placed in a secondary containment structure, or

(c) protected by an earthen berm to prevent propane or other fuel from entering the underground working.