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Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

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23.  A driver of a road tanker who makes a delivery of petrol in accordance with the Part III procedure shall—

(a)comply with any conditions given to him in accordance with paragraph 22(d);

(b)immediately before commencing the delivery—

(i)in Part B of each of the two copies of the certificate required to be given to him in accordance with paragraph 21(b), in the first column, enter the number, letter or number and letter marked on the storage tank into which delivery is to be made, in the second column, enter the number of each compartment of any carrying tank from which the petrol is to be delivered and, in the third column, enter his signature,

(ii)verify the availability of the key of the captive padlock with which, in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(a), the cap on the filling point of each storage tank which is specified in the copies of the certificate required to be given to him in accordance with paragraph 21(b) must be locked.

(iii)verify that the quantity to be delivered may be safely received by the storage tank by visually checking that the ullage indicated on a ticket obtained from the ticket printer provided in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(c) exceeds the quantity to be delivered into that tank, verify that there is a dialling tone on each telephone provided in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(f).

(v)place the fire extinguisher provided in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(g) and the sand or other absorbent material and tools provided in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(h) in a convenient position close to the road tanker unloading point,

(vi)test the high level alarm provided in accordance with paragraph 20(1)(d) to verify that the audible signal functions correctly, and

(vii)take all reasonable steps to ensure that—

(aa)the delivery hose (whether a single length or segmented) is properly and securely connected to the appropriate outlet on the road tanker and to the filling point of the storage tank,

(bb)(where the delivery hose is segmented) each segment is properly and securely connected one with another, and

(cc)(where the provisions of paragraph 7 apply to the delivery) the vapour balance hose is properly and securely connected to the vapour balance pipe and to the appropriate outlet on the road tanker before the delivery hose and (where appropriate) any segments thereof are properly and securely connected as aforesaid;

(c)during the whole time of delivery—

(i)ensure that the engine of the road tanker and any other engine or motor which is attached to it is not run,

(ii)ensure that the road tanker remains stationary,

(iii)ensure, so far as is practicable, that no petrol—

(aa)overflows from the storage tank concerned, or

(bb)escapes from any hose connection such as is specified in sub-paragraph (b)(vii)(aa) and (bb), and

(iv)so far as practicable, keep a constant watch on the filling point of the storage tank, the carrying tank of the road tanker, the delivery hose (whether a single length or segmented) and (where the provisions of paragraph 7 apply to the delivery) the vapour balance hose and the connections at both ends of that hose; and

(d)after the delivery is complete but before departing from the relevant premises—

(i)ensure that all caps on the filling points into which deliveries have been made are securely closed and locked,

(ii)(where the provisions of paragraph 7 applied to the delivery, but having first disconnected the delivery hose, whether a single length or segmented) disconnect the vapour balance hose, and

(iii)ensure that all manhole covers which were disturbed during this delivery have been securely replaced.

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