NEW! NWCG Standards for Transporting Fuel

Warning: Your “To Do” list is about to grow.

There’s a brand new NWCG publication on “Standards for Transporting Fuel”: https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/442. Go through this super informative pub and study its standards and various insights. Then go through your gear, evaluate your current equipment and practices—and adjust accordingly.

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Cover of “Standards for Transporting Fuel.”

You’ll see that this document, developed by the NWCG “Ground Ignition Subcommittee,” nwcg standards for transporting fuel_fuel geyser warningestablishes standards and inspection criteria for the ground transportation of gasoline, mixed gas, drip torch fuel, and diesel. It includes major updates to military-style plastic jerricans as well as updated regulatory detail. Attention to fuel geysering is also highlighted because–geysers happen and there have been some serious injuries–click here to see a few: Fuel Geyser Incidents.

Check out the Table of Contents. It includes chapters on everything from plastic fuel containers and drip torches to aluminum fuel bottles and steel drums.

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Table of Contents (This screen shot includes only the first 20 pages out of 80.)

NWCG Standards for Transporting Fuel– check it out.

In the area of fuel transportation standards – not knowing is no longer an excuse.

 

 

 

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