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Above Ground Fuel Storage on Farms

This good practice guide will help farmers comply with the health, safety and environmental laws for above ground fuel storage.

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Key points

  • Give people handling the fuel safety information
  • Make sure everyone handling the fuel knows the hazards and how to keep safe

  • Have procedures for managing fuel-related emergencies

  • Get test certificates and keep them up-to-date.

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Working Safely with Chemicals and Fuels on Farms

This good practice guideline helps farmers comply with the health, safety and environmental laws for chemicals and fuels.

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Key points

For safe farm chemical and fuel use, the person in charge must:

  • Give people handling the chemicals and fuels safety information and training
  • Make sure everyone handling the chemicals and fuels knows the hazards and how to keep safe
  • Make sure chemicals and fuels are stored and used correctly
  • Have procedures for managing emergencies.
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