FUELING OPERATIONS (Gasoline/Diesel)
- Turn off your engine.
- Smoking is prohibited. Extinguish
all sources of open flame and allow them to cool before entering
the fuel islands.
- Never place an object to block open the nozzle and walk away
from the vehicle. Overfilling
- Stand upwind of the nozzle while refueling and try not to breathe
- Do not top off your tank. Even
little drips that fall onto the pavement can contaminate soil,
groundwater or surface water.
- Do not leave your vehicle unattended while the pump is running.
- Do not fill containers while in the bed of a pick-up truck that
is protected by any type of bed liner.
To eliminate any chance of explosion caused by static
electricity, containers must be put on the ground.
- Never attempt to start a siphon by mouth.
- Store fuel in approved containers only. These containers are usually color coded and
marked for a particular type of fuel.
For instance, gasoline storage containers are usually
red and marked "gasoline." Kerosene
containers are blue.
- Dispose of waste fuel properly. Never pour fuel onto the ground, or into storm
drains, septic tanks, or sewers.
FUELING OPERATIONS (Propane)
- Always wear gloves and safety goggles
- Remain with the filling vehicle at
- NEVER place an object to block open
the fill nozzle and walk away from the vehicle. Overfilling will result.
- SMOKING IS PROHIBITED. Extinguish all sources of open flame and allow
them to cool before entering the fuel islands.
- As fueling is taking place, watch
the fixed liquid level valve.
Release the handle as soon as a white fog-like stream
is expelled from the valve.
DO NOT OVERFILL.
- IN THE EVENT OF A PROPANE LEAK, VEHICLE
COLLISION OR FIRE: close the Liquid Service Valve located on
the propane tank itself by turning it in a clockwise direction
(if it is safe to do so.)
- Never park propane powered vehicles in any enclosed
structure without prior approval from the WBSF Fire Department (x4-3333)..