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Pressurised storage vessels

Hazard Knowledge

Fire and rescue service personnel attending incidents at utility or fuel sites may need to manage pressurised storage vessels.

The utility industries will have, as part of their processes, a number of different types and sizes of pressurised containers holding liquids and gases under pressure.

Examples of vessels will be:

  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bulk storage and small vessels
  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG) cryogenic storage
  • Oil
  • Petroleum spirit, including numerous products within the petrochemical industry