At least one portable fire extinguisher, having a rating of not less than 20-B units, shall be located outside of, but not more than 10 feet from, the door opening into any room used for storage of more than 60 gallons of flammable liquids. If the vent pipe is less than 10 feet (3.04 m) in length, or greater than 2 inches (5.08 cm) in nominal inside diameter, the outlet shall be provided with a vacuum and pressure relief device or there shall be an approved flame arrester located in the vent line at the outlet or within the approved distance from the outlet. When the diameter of one tank is less than one-half the diameter of the adjacent tank, the distance between the two tanks shall not be less than one-half the diameter of the smaller tank. The walls of the diked area shall be restricted to an average height of 6 feet (1.824 m) above interior grade. In addition to the strength test called for in paragraphs (i)(7)(i) and (ii) of this section, all tanks and connections shall be tested for tightness. Tank system consisting of a primary tank protected from physical damage and from high intensity liquid pool fire exposure. Approved safety cans or Department of Transportation approved containers shall be used for the handling and use of flammable liquids in quantities of 5 gallons or less, except that this shall not apply to those flammable liquid materials which are highly viscid (extremely hard to pour), which may be used and handled in original shipping containers. [44 FR 8577, Feb. 9, 1979; 44 FR 20940, Apr. The State of North Dakota has adopted National Fire Protection Standards 30 and 30A.. Additional regulations are contained in North Dakota Administrative Code Chapter 10 … (b) All tanks over 1,200-gallon capacity shall be installed on foundations in such a manner as to permit expansion and contraction. H:\My Documents\Technical References\Comm 10 Class IIIB Tank Requirements.docPage 4 of 5 requirement. Aboveground, atmospheric and low pressure storage tanks may contain crude oil, liquid hydrocarbons, petroleum products or other hazardous liquids. Pipe joints dependent upon the friction characteristics of combustible materials for mechanical continuity of piping shall not be used inside buildings. Atmospheric tanks built according to Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., requirements in paragraph (i)(1)(iii)(A) of this section and shall be limited to 2.5 p.s.i.g. PNWS AWWA 2015 Conference Presented By: Tim Tobin, PE 425.289.7371 May 1, 2015 Water Storage Tank Safety Standards Tank foundations shall be designed to minimize the possibility of uneven settling of the tank and to minimize corrosion in any part of the tank resting on the foundation. Such connection shall be closed and liquidtight when not in use. All tanks, whether shop built or field erected, shall be strength tested before they are placed in service in accordance with the applicable paragraphs of the code under which they were built. Protection shall also be provided to prevent overpressure from any pump discharging into the tank or vessel when the pump discharge pressure can exceed the design pressure of the tank or vessel. American Petroleum Institute Standards No. 1-800-325-9901 Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Quality and Standards Division They may be used outside of buildings above or below ground. "Materials for piping, valves, and fittings.". Not more than three such cabinets may be located in a single storage area. Drainage or other means shall be provided to control spills. Vent pipes shall discharge only upward in order to disperse vapors. Tanks shall be built of steel except as provided in paragraphs (i)(1)(i)(B) through (E) of this section. Where an automatic extinguishing system is provided, the system shall be designed and installed in an approved manner. Aboveground storage tank regulations define a bulk storage container as any container having a capacity of 55 gallons or more and can be aboveground, partially buried, bunkered, or totally buried. Dispensing shall be by approved dispensing units with or without integral pumps and may be located on open piers, wharves, or floating docks or on shore or on piers of the solid fill type. The construction code for the atmospheric storage tank is API STD 650, and for a low pressure storage tank is API STD 620. The State Fire Marshal's office performs inspections on above ground fuel dispensing and bulk tank storage sites. Working in storage tanks is a highly hazardous work environment. "Supports, foundations, and anchorage for all tank locations.". Each connection to pipelines, by which equipments such as tankcars or tank vehicles discharge liquids by means of pumps into storage tanks, shall be provided with a check valve for automatic protection against backflow if the piping arrangement is such that backflow from the system is possible. For storage of liquefied petroleum gas, see 1926.153. Quantities in excess of this shall be stored in an inside storage room. Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) used for the store of petroleum products is regulated primarily under 40 CFR 112. For definition of Class I, Division 1, Hazardous Locations, see 1926.449. Such device may be a self-closing manhole cover, or one using long bolts that permit the cover to lift under internal pressure, or an additional or larger relief valve or valves. In locations where flammable vapors may be present, precautions shall be taken to prevent ignition by eliminating or controlling sources of ignition. Any leak in diesel storage tanks can negatively affect the environment. Inside storage rooms shall be constructed to meet the required fire-resistive rating for their use. In the case of field-erected tanks the strength test may be considered to be the test for tank tightness. The capacity of the diked area enclosing more than one tank shall be calculated by deducting the volume of the tanks other than the largest tank below the height of the dike. 430 ILCS 15 Gasoline Storage Act; Rules. Materials for piping, valves, or fittings shall be steel, nodular iron, or malleable iron, except as provided in paragraphs (j)(2)(ii), (iii) and (iv) of this section. "Valves." Sources of ignition may include open flames, lightning, smoking, cutting and welding, hot surfaces, frictional heat, sparks (static, electrical, and mechanical), spontaneous ignition, chemical and physical-chemical reactions, and radiant heat. Vents for tanks inside of buildings shall be as provided in paragraphs (i)(2)(iv), (v), (vi)(B), and (3)(iv) of this section, except that emergency venting by the use of weak roof seams on tanks shall not be permitted. That station operators and other employees depended upon to carry out such instructions are thoroughly informed as to the location and operation of such valves and other equipment necessary to effect these requirements. Portable tanks shall not be nearer than 20 feet from any building. In this Guideline, these tanks are referred to as Above Ground Tanks. Above-ground tanks (Figure 2) … Tanks may be built of materials other than steel for installation underground or if required by the properties of the liquid stored. Such valves, when external, and their connections to the tank shall be of steel except when the chemical characteristics of the liquid stored are incompatible with steel. The slope of an earthen wall shall be consistent with the angle of repose of the material of which the wall is constructed. Openings for gaging shall be provided with a vaportight cap or cover. Atmospheric tanks may be built in accordance with: Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., Subjects No. Bunkered tanks are considered ASTs under 40 CFR 112. When the vertical length of the fill and vent pipes is such that when filled with liquid the static head imposed upon the bottom of the tank exceeds 10 pounds per square inch (68.94 kPa), the tank and related piping shall be tested hydrostatically to a pressure equal to the static head thus imposed. The design (including selection of materials) fabrication, assembly, test, and inspection of piping systems containing flammable liquids shall be suitable for the expected working pressures and structural stresses. Every tank shall be so supported as to prevent the excessive concentration of loads on the supporting portion of the shell. Working in storage tanks is a highly hazardous work environment. Low-pressure tanks may be built in accordance with: American Petroleum Institute Standard No. "Corrosion protection." All piping for flammable liquids, both aboveground and underground, where subject to external corrosion, shall be painted or otherwise protected. Vent pipes shall be not less than 1 1/4 inch (3.175 cm) nominal inside diameter. "Low-melting materials." The dispensing units shall be protected against collision damage. The capacity of the diked enclosure shall be calculated by deducting the volume below the height of the dike of all tanks within the enclosure. The dispensing hose shall be an approved type. "Vent piping." Heating equipment of an approved type may be installed in the lubrication or service area where there is no dispensing or transferring of Category 1, 2, or 3 flammable liquids, provided the bottom of the heating unit is at least 18 inches above the floor and is protected from physical damage. "Fire control for flammable liquid storage.". Category 1, 2, or 3 flammable liquids shall be kept in closed containers when not actually in use. Storage, handling, and use of fuel oil tanks and containers connected with oil burning equipment. The vent for a tank for Class I liquids must be normally closed, and it must terminate no less than 12 feet above ground level. Category 1, 2, or 3 flammable liquids may be used only where there are no open flames or other sources of ignition within 50 feet of the operation, unless conditions warrant greater clearance. 6, 1979, as amended at 51 FR 25318, July 11, 1986; 58 FR 35162, June 30, 1993; 63 FR 33450, June 18, 1998; 77 FR 17891, March 26, 2012], Occupational Safety & Health Administration. At least one portable fire extinguisher having a rating of not less than 20-B units shall be located not less than 25 feet, nor more than 75 feet, from any flammable liquid storage area located outside. For example, ASTs must be safeguarded from public access or unauthorized entry in accordance with NFPA Code 30A adopted under OAC 1301:7-7-45. The system must be listed, labeled, and meet requirements of UFC Standard 79.7, “Requirements for Protected Aboveground Tanks." "Testing." Low-pressure tanks shall be built in accordance with acceptable standards of design. "Strength." When tank vent piping is manifolded, pipe sizes shall be such as to discharge, within the pressure limitations of the system, the vapors they may be required to handle when manifolded tanks are subject to the same fire exposure. Where entire dependence for emergency relief is placed upon pressure relieving devices, the total venting capacity of both normal and emergency vents shall be enough to prevent rupture of the shell or bottom of the tank if vertical, or of the shell or heads if horizontal. "Linings." 620. Except as provided in paragraph (i)(2)(ii)(C) of this section, the distance between any two adjacent tanks shall not be less than one-sixth the sum of their diameters. The minimum separation between a liquefied petroleum gas container and a flammable liquid storage tank shall be 20 feet (6.08 m), except in the case of flammable liquid tanks operating at pressures exceeding 2.5 p.s.i.g. Transfer of Category 1, 2, or 3 flammable liquids from one container to another shall be done only when containers are electrically interconnected (bonded). The inlet of the fill pipe shall be located outside of buildings at a location free from any source of ignition and not less than 5 feet (1.52 m) away from any building opening. "Definition; as used in this section:" Marine service station shall mean that portion of a property where flammable liquids used as fuels are stored and dispensed from fixed equipment on shore, piers, wharves, or floating docks into the fuel tanks or self-propelled craft, and shall include all facilities used in connection therewith. Tanks exceeding 1,200-gallon capacity shall be so installed that the bottom outside surface of the tank is at least 12 inches above ground level. Shore tanks supplying marine service stations may be located above ground, where rock ledges or high water table make underground tanks impractical. The foremost things to consider before you choose between one or the other are the fuel requirements of your business. This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. The design of the supporting structure for tanks such as spheres shall receive special engineering consideration. However, with the rules and operating procedures of the OSFM, the term \"bulk\" is not connected to the capacity of the tank, but rather to simply distinguish the purpose of the tank storage from a \"dispensing tank\". Where protection of adjoining property or waterways is by means of a natural or manmade drainage system, such systems shall comply with the following: "Diked areas." 12F, Specification for Small Welded Production Tanks, Fifth Edition, March 1961. Adequate natural or mechanical ventilation shall be provided to maintain the concentration of flammable vapor at or below 10 percent of the lower flammable limit. "Design." Location and arrangement of vents for Category 1 or 2 flammable liquids, or Category 3 flammable liquids with a flashpoint below 100 ºF (37.8 ºC). Piping between shore tanks and dispensing units shall be as described in paragraph (k)(2)(iii) of this section, except that, where dispensing is from a floating structure, suitable lengths of oil-resistant flexible hose may be employed between the shore piping and the piping on the floating structure as made necessary by change in water level or shoreline. Fill and discharge lines shall enter tanks only through the top. "Foundations." At locations where there is an ample and dependable water supply available, underground tanks containing flammable liquids, so installed that more than 70 percent of their storage capacity will be submerged at the maximum flood stage, shall be so anchored, weighted, or secured by other means, as to prevent movement by such tanks when filled with flammable liquids, and submerged by flood waters to the established flood stage. API or heavier. Where unstable flammable liquids are stored, the distance between such tanks shall not be less than one-half the sum of their diameters. Where shore location would require excessively long supply lines to dispensers, tanks may be installed on a pier provided that applicable portions of paragraph (b) of this section relative to spacing, diking, and piping are complied with and the quantity so stored does not exceed 1,100 gallons (4,163.5 L) aggregate capacity. Every inside storage room shall be provided with either a gravity or a mechanical exhausting system. Where gravity ventilation is provided, the fresh air intake, as well as the exhausting outlet from the room, shall be on the exterior of the building in which the room is located. When more than one door is used, there shall be a rabbeted overlap of not less than 1 inch. They may be fitted with return bends, coarse screens or other devices to minimize ingress of foreign material. Minimum requirements for maintaining the integrity of welded or riveted, non-refrigerated, atmospheric, above ground storage tanks, are discussed. To install an above-ground fuel storage tank a permit is required sometimes by local authorities which may include the local Fire Department and/or Building Department. If inside a building, each such opening shall be protected against liquid overflow and possible vapor release by means of a spring loaded check valve or other approved device. Except as provided in paragraph (1)(2)(vii)(C)(2) of this section, the volumetric capacity of the diked area shall not be less than the greatest amount of liquid that can be released from the largest tank within the diked area, assuming a full tank. They shall be located so that they will not be subjected to physical damage. Vent outlets shall be located so that flammable vapors will not be trapped by eaves or other obstructions and shall be at least 5 feet (1.52 m) from building openings. Vent may terminate inside the building TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT REMOVAL NFPA 30-21.7.4.1 Closure of Storage Tanks. Concrete tanks with special lining may be used for other services provided the design is in accordance with sound engineering practice. OSHA mandates that each employer is responsible for visually inspecting helium and other gas tanks for safety. Vent pipes 2 inches (5.08 cm) or less in nominal inside diameter shall not be obstructed by devices that will cause excessive back pressure. Motor vehicle, aircraft, boat, or portable or stationary engines. Sufficient fuel to operate the water pumps shall be available at all times to insure adequate power to fill all tankage with water. Flammable liquids in excess of that permitted in inside storage rooms shall be stored outside of buildings in accordance with paragraph (c) of this section. Containers over 30 gallons capacity shall not be stacked one upon the other. "Exceptions." Tanks not marked in accordance with the above codes shall be strength tested before they are placed in service in accordance with good engineering principles and reference shall be made to the sections on testing in the codes listed in paragraphs (i)(1)(iii)(A), (iv)(B), or (v)(B) of this section. What are the Above Ground Storage Tank Inspection Requirements in the Manufacturer Shop and at the field? This structure needs to be built on a solid and level foundation that can support not only the weight of the tank, but the weight of the tank as it would be with a full load of chemical or fuel. Or, as an alternative to the foregoing, adequate noncombustible structural guides, designed to permit the tank to float vertically without loss of product, shall be provided. The tanks cannot hold more than 120 gallons each while in the same area where people service vehicles. Material other than steel, nodular iron, or malleable iron shall be designed to specifications embodying principles recognized as good engineering practices for the material used. "Depth and cover." 650, Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage, Third Edition, 1966. Where structural guides are provided for the protection of floating tanks, all rigid connections between tanks and pipelines shall be disconnected and blanked off or blinded before the floodwaters reach the bottom of the tank, unless control valves and their connections to the tank are of a type designed to prevent breakage between the valve and the tank shell. American Petroleum Institute Standards No. shall be at least as large as the filling or withdrawal connection, whichever is larger but in no case less than 1 1/4 inch (3.175 cm) normal inside diameter. The tank shall be placed in the hole with care since dropping or rolling the tank into the hole can break a weld, puncture or damage the tank, or scrape off the protective coating of coated tanks. Such system shall commence not more than 12 inches above the floor and be designed to provide for a complete change of air within the room at least 6 times per hour. Underground tanks shall be set on firm foundations and surrounded with at least 6 inches (15.24 cm) of noncorrosive, inert materials such as clean sand, earth, or gravel well tamped in place. This function may be incorporated in the valve required in paragraph (i)(4)(iv)(B) of this section, and if a separate valve, shall be located adjacent to the valve required in paragraph (i)(4)(iv)(B) of this section. Within 200 feet of each pile of containers, there shall be a 12-foot-wide access way to permit approach of fire control apparatus. Flammable liquid tanks located inside of buildings, except in one-story buildings designed and protected for flammable liquid storage, shall be provided with an automatic-closing heat-actuated valve on each withdrawal connection below the liquid level, except for connections used for emergency disposal, to prevent continued flow in the event of fire in the vicinity of the tank. Assistant Secretary Bingham has asked me to respond to your letter dated July 6, 1977, requesting a variance from Section 1910.106(b)(2)(ii)(b) Spacing (Shell-to-Shell) Between Above-Ground Tanks, of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards. "Installation of outside aboveground tanks. "General." The distance between any two flammable liquid storage tanks shall not be less than 3 feet (0.912 m). "Spheres." The area surrounding a tank or a group of tanks shall be provided with drainage as in paragraph (i)(2)(vii)(B) of this section, or shall be diked as provided in (i)(2)(vii)(C) of this section, to prevent accidental discharge of liquid from endangering adjoining property or reaching waterways. The outlet of all vents and vent drains on tanks equipped with emergency venting to permit pressures exceeding 2.5 p.s.i.g. "Supports." ", "Spacing (shell-to-shell) between aboveground tanks. Flammable liquids shall not be stored in areas used for exits, stairways, or normally used for the safe passage of people. The Advisor will help you determine if a space is covered by OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Spaces regulation. Piping systems in connection with pumps shall contain a sufficient number of valves to control properly the flow of liquid in normal operation and in the event of physical damage. This termination area and the route of the drainage system shall be so located that, if the flammable liquids in the drainage system are ignited, the fire will not seriously expose tanks or adjoining property. Steel supports or exposed piling shall be protected by materials having a fire resistance rating of not less than 2 hours, except that steel saddles need not be protected if less than 12 inches (30.48 cm) high at their lowest point. Storage in inside storage rooms shall comply with Table F-2 following: "Quantity." Structural guides for holding floating tanks above their foundations shall be so designed that there will be no resistance to the free rise of a tank, and shall be constructed of noncombustible material. Exposures to hazards present in the petroleum and petrochemical industry are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. Corrosion protection for the tank and its piping shall be provided by one or more of the following methods: Size of vents. The ventilating equipment and any lighting fixtures shall be operated by the same switch. The standards at paragraph 1910.106 (b) apply to atmospheric tanks, low pressure tanks and pressure vessels, as defined in paragraph 1910.106 (a) for tank storage of combustible and flammable liquids in the workplace. Storage of containers (not more than 60 gallons each) shall not exceed 1,100 gallons in any one pile or area. When low-melting point materials such as aluminum and brass or materials that soften on fire exposure such as plastics, or non-ductile materials such as cast iron, are necessary, special consideration shall be given to their behavior on fire exposure. Earthen walls 3 feet (0.912 m) or more in height shall have a flat section at the top not less than 2 feet (0.608 m) wide. When underground tanks are, or are likely to be, subject to traffic, they shall be protected against damage from vehicles passing over them by at least 3 feet (0.912 m) of earth cover, or 18 inches (45.72 cm) of well-tamped earth, plus 6 inches (15.24 cm) of reinforced concrete or 8 inches (20.32 cm) of asphaltic concrete. 12A, Specification for Oil Storage Tanks with Riveted Shells, Seventh Edition, September 1951, or No. Tanks shall be covered with a minimum of 2 feet(0.608 m) of earth, or shall be covered with not less than 1 foot (0.304 m) of earth, on top of which shall be placed a slab of reinforced concrete not less than 4 inches (10.16 cm) thick. The filling of a tank to be protected by water loading shall be started as soon as flood waters reach a dangerous flood stage. Materials which will react with water and create a fire hazard shall not be stored in the same room with flammable liquids. Vent piping shall be constructed in accordance with paragraph (c) of this section. Every tank must have a normal vent to prevent over-pressure or vacuum from damaging the tank when it is being filled or product is being withdrawn. Tanks, and pumps not integral with the dispensing unit, shall be on shore or on a pier of the solid fill type, except as provided in paragraphs (k)(2)(ii)and (iii) of this section. Each connection to a tank inside of buildings through which liquid can normally flow shall be provided with an internal or external valve located as close as practical to the shell of the tank. The foregoing provisions shall not apply when liquefied petroleum gas containers of 125 gallons (473.125 L) or less capacity are installed adjacent to fuel oil supply tanks of 550 gallons (2,081.75 L) or less capacity. Unless the vent is designed to limit the internal pressure 2.5 p.s.i. "Sources of ignition." Vent pipes from tanks storing Category 1 or 2 flammable liquids, or Category 3 flammable liquids with a flashpoint below 100 ºF (37.8 ºC), shall be so located that the discharge point is outside of buildings, higher than the fill pipe opening, and not less than 12 feet (3.658 m) above the adjacent ground level. The total capacity of both normal and emergency venting devices shall be not less than that derived from Table F-10 except as provided in paragraph (i)(2)(v)(E) or (F) of this section. Quantities of flammable liquid in excess of 25 gallons shall be stored in an acceptable or approved cabinet meeting the following requirements: Acceptable wooden storage cabinets shall be constructed in the following manner, or equivalent: The bottom, sides, and top shall be constructed of an exterior grade of plywood at least 1 inch in thickness, which shall not break down or delaminate under standard fire test conditions. In a vertical tank the construction referred to in paragraph (i)(2)(v)(A) of this section may take the form of a floating roof, lifter roof, a weak room-to-shell seam, or other approved pressure relieving construction. 80, Standard for Steel Inside tanks for Oil-Burner Fuel, September 1963. Our fuel storage tanks use only the highest quality materials, and our tanks adhere to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations. F. and below that of the metal joined. No loose combustible material, empty or full drum or barrel, shall be permitted within the diked area. Tanks built of materials other than steel shall be designed to specifications embodying principles recognized as good engineering design for the material used. Diesel Storage Tank Safety Requirements. Tanks to be operated at pressures below their design pressure may be tested by the applicable provisions of paragraphs (i)(7)(i) or (ii) of this section, based upon the pressure developed under full emergency venting of the tank. The connection shall be properly identified. "Flood areas." Only approved containers and portable tanks shall be used for storage and handling of flammable liquids. Such cabinets shall be painted inside and out with fire retardant paint. 1926.152 (i) (1) (i) (C) Vents shall discharge vapors outside the buildings. The flow capacity of tank venting devices 12 inches (30.48 cm) and smaller in nominal pipe size shall be determined by actual test of each type and size of vent. As service stations where the walls join the floor the plant loading has been completed importance proper. Consistent with the angle of repose of the following: `` Quantity. piping connected directly.. 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