Fuel terminal operator fined £50,000 after petrol spill in Essex

Source: Health and Safety Executive on 2009-12-22 18:30:07
Health and Safety Executive
The operator of an Essex-based fuel storage terminal has been fined £50,000 after a large and dangerous pool of petrol leaked from a road tanker while it was loading. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the road tanker overflowed in July 2007 when a shut-off valve failed. View press release ‘Fuel terminal [...]

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