Refueling Procedure

Refueling Procedure

This refueling procedure template can assist your business comply with ISO 45001, OH&S Management Systems clauses:

  • 6.1.2. Hazard Identification and Assessment of Risks and Opportunities.
  • 8.1.2. Eliminating hazards and reducing OH&S risks.


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What is a Refueling Procedure?

A refueling procedure is a written document that has been developed to protect persons from health and safety risks associated with the refueling of vehicles, heavy plant and equipment.

Refueling Procedure

The intent of a refueling procedure is to ensure that:

  • Workers have the knowledge to safely refuel engines.
  • Adequate provisions are available in the event of an emergency.
  • Workers undertaking refueling are competent with emergency, fire and spill response procedures.
  • Calibration of refueling equipment is undertaken.

General Refueling Safety Practices

Where practical, vehicles, plant and equipment should be fueled at commercial fueling points.

Where on-site refueling is necessary, control measures to be considered for refueling include:

  • Fueling away from any creeks, rivers and watercourses.
  • Fueling away from sensitive vegetation areas.
  • The construction or placement of temporary bund walls to contain any spills.
  • Utilizing mobile tanker refueling.
  • Ensuring all refueling equipment (e.g. fuel trucks, fuel nozzle, fuel caps etc) is in good condition and suitable for the tasks.
  • When refueling powered tools, use pourers or funnels and avoid overfilling.
  • Having a suitable spill kit available and having personnel competent with its use.
  • All petroleum wastes must be stored in appropriately sealed containers before removal from site.

Contents of this Refueling Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Procedures.
  • Safety Requirements for Refuelling.
  • Fuel Vapors and Static Electricity.
  • Refueling of Vehicles, Plant and Equipment.
  • Refueling of Stationary Plant.
  • Spillages.
  • Storage of Fuel, Lubricants and Chemicals.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Refueling Procedure

This 9-page refueling procedure can assist you ensure the health and safety of persons who may be exposed to risks and hazards associated with the refueling of vehicles, plant and equipment.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own procedure.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Refueling Procedure

  • This refueling procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
  • The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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