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.
We asked “How do you handle sleeping on duty?” In the survey, we gave a scenario where the attendant was sleeping on duty and “refused” to assist a customer when […]
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 […]
Here is a great example of how static electricity is built up over time and then creates enough spark to ignite fuel vapors at the tank. notice how the customer […]
A large amount of fuel is spilled when the hose on a delivery truck fails. The fuel cannot be contained and flows down the street into the storm water drains. […]
Man filmed starting a fire in Greenwich. He walks casually up to to the pump and drops the existing fuel left in the nozzle onto the forecourt. He then tries […]
An employee walks out of the shop to fetch a box and as he walks into the shop he slips and falls on the wet floor right next to, what […]
Petrol tanker catches fire as driver climbs out.
Inflating a tyre using gas. I have never seen this before but it’s awesome. Filling the tyre with gas and then lighting it to fit the tyre on the wheel instantly. […]