Attendant and driver are filling a container in the back of a taxi. They forget the cardinal rule and don’t take the container out to place it on the ground […]
Customer’s vehicle is overfilled and results in both the attendant and another customer slipping and falling on the fuel spill.
Attendant is assisting a customer and provides change for the transaction. The customer believes the transaction is finished and drives off. The attendant is then thrown up and over, out […]
Driver loses control of bakkie and crashes into the forecourt and an attendant assisting a customer. The driver recovers nd is able to climb out of the bakkie, but the […]
This video contains a few clips of fuel vapors igniting, probably because there is a static electricity discharge.
Most fires on the forecourt start as a result of static electricity building up and then igniting fuel vapor at the pump:
Cigarette lighter causes fuel vapor to ignite. Here is another scary example of how lighting a cigarette in the right place can ignite fuel vapors. Luckily this guy got away.
How does a petrol nozzle know when to shut off?
This video shows a detailed step by step explanation of how nozzles work, including the automatic shut off.
The customer hasn’t placed the container on the ground and the static electricity could not be discharged. He places the nozzle in the container and engages the automatic stop. When […]