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KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA MINISTRY OF INTERIOR HIGH COMMISSION FOR INDUSTRIAL SECURITY

SAFETY AND FIRE PROTECTION DIRECTIVES FOR INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

SAF-15

Private Industrial Fleet Vehicle Filling Stations

KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA MINISTRY OF INTERIOR HIGH COMMISSION FOR INDUSTRIAL SECURITY SAFETY AND FIRE PROTECTION

Issue Date: 12/6/143lH /26/05/2010

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry ofinterior High Commission for Industrial Security Secretariat General SAF-15 Private Industrial

Ministry ofinterior High Commission for Industrial Security Secretariat General SAF-15 Private Industrial Fleet Vehicle Filling Stations

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

1

Administration

 

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Scope

3

1.2

Application

3

1.3

Conflicts and Deviations

3

2

Definitions

3

3

References

4

4

General Requirements

5

4.1

Design

5

4.2

Fuel Storage

5

4.3

Electrical Design

6

4.4

Safety Signs

6

4.5

Fire Extinguishers

6

4.6

Ventilation

6

4.7

Generator Spacing

6

4.8

Offloading Fuel

7

4.9

Emergency Shutoff Switch

7

4.10 Security

7

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  • 1. Administration

    • 1.1 Scope This Directive provides the minimum requirements for companies and establishments that are subject to the supervision of the High Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS), Ministry of Interior, for the safety, location, layout, design, and construction of private industrial fuel filling stations for the direct filling of fleet vehicles. This directive does not apply to fuel selling and distribution stations that serve the public.

    • 1.2 Application This Directive is applicable to all facilities, including new projects, the expansion of existing facilities, and upgrades. For application to existing facilities, the Owner shall assess his facilities against the requirements of these Directives and coordinate with the General Secretariat of the HCIS to comply with the security, safety, and fire protection requirements according to these Directives and add to or modify the existing facilities as required. Where the General Secretariat of the HCIS has assessed deficiencies in existing facilities during a survey, comparing the current state of the facilities to the requirements of these Directives, those identified deficiencies shall be corrected by the Owner.

    • 1.3 Conflicts and Deviations Where implementation of a requirement is unsuitable or impractical, where other equivalent company or industry Standards and Codes are followed, or where any conflict exists between this Directive and other company standards and Codes, the deviations shall be resolved by the General Secretariat of the HCIS. Deviations lower than the requirements of this Directive shall be listed and submitted in a report of non-compliance, with justification and rationale for not following the requirement, and approval shall be received from the General Secretariat of the HCIS prior to implementation. The documents shall be retained by the company in its permanent engineering files.

      • 2. Definitions HCIS: High Commission for Industrial Security, Ministry ofInterior. Listed: A device that is tested and certified by an independent testing lab to be suitable for its purpose. NFPA: National Fire Protection Association, Website: http://www.nfpa.org/

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establishment Shall: Indicates a mandatory requirement. Should: Indicates a recommendation or that which is advised but not required. UL: Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Website: http://www.ul.com/

3.

References

This directive adopts the latest edition of the references listed.

NFPA 10

Portable Fire Extinguishers

NFPA 30

Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code

NFPA 30A

Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages

NFPA 70

National Electrical Code

UL58

Standardfor Steel Underground Tanksfor Flammable and Combustible Liquids

UL 142

Standardfor Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids

UL 1316

Standardfor Glass-Fiber Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products, Alcohols, and Alcohol-Gasoline Mixtures

UL 1746

Standardfor External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Storage Tanks

UL 2080

Standard for Fire Resistant Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids

UL2245

Standard of Below-Grade Vaults for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks

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  • 4. General Requirements

    • 4.1 Design

      • 4.1.1 The applicable requirements of NFPA 30A shall be followed to the extent possible for private fleet vehicle fueling facilities and their operations.

      • 4.1.2 Access to a fleet filling station shall be located so that vehicles are not be required to go into the primary secured area of an operating plant or manufacturing facility.

      • 4.1.3 Fuel dispensing systems shall meet all the criteria in NFPA 30A.

        • 4.2 Fuel Storage

          • 4.2.1 Atmospheric storage tanks for fleet fueling facilities shall be designed and constructed to meet one or more of the applicable standards: UL 58, UL 142, UL 1316, UL 1746, UL 2080, or UL 2085.

          • 4.2.2 Tanks designed for underground use shall not be installed for aboveground use.

          • 4.2.3 Vents shall be sized in accordance with API Standard 2000. Alternatively, the vent sizing requirement can be met by making the vent diameter as large as the diameter of largest filling or withdrawal connection. The vent termination shall to a safe, well-ventilated location well away (but in no case less than 5 meters) from roads, property boundaries, fences, buildings, and any sources of potential ignition.

          • 4.2.4 Tanks, whether above or below grade, shall be installed inside liquid-tight reinforced concrete vaults that meet the specifications ofNFPA 30A.

            • a) Underground vaults shall be constructed in accordance with UL 2245.

            • b) The walls and floor of the vault shall be constructed of reinforced concrete at least 150 mm thide

            • c) The top and floor of the vault shall be designed to withstand the anticipated loads according to good engineering practice.

            • d) The vault shall be secured from entry by a fence, grating, or other means to prevent unauthorized entry. The vault entrance shall be kept locked and the key kept under the custody of a responsible employee who has been trained to meet the requirements of SAF-13, Work Permits. A warning sign requiring a confined space entry permit shall be posted nearby, installed, or painted on the vault.

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  • e) The top of an aboveground vault that contains a tank storing Class I or II liquid shall be constructed of noncombustible material. The top shall be designed to be weaker than the walls of the vault to ensure that the thrust of any explosion occurring inside the vault is directed upward.

  • 4.3 Electrical Design

    • 4.3.1 Electrical equipment, lighting, and wiring shall meet NFPA 70. All electrical equipment in proximity to fuel shall be approved for the hazard in accordance with NFPA 30A and SAF-12, Electrical Safety.

    • 4.3.2 Fuel dispensing areas and the inside of storage tank vaults shall be electrically classified in accordance with NFPA 30A.

    • 4.3.3 All equipment, connections, and wiring shall be labeled in a manner that clearly indicates their functions.

    • 4.3.4 The metal casing of all electrical equipment, conduits, connection boxes, and cables shall be properly grounded in accordance with NFPA 70.

      • 4.4 Safety Signs

        • 4.4.1 Warning signs shall be prominently displayed in Arabic and English prohibiting smoking or running of a vehicle engine while fueling.

        • 4.4.2 Emergency telephone numbers shall be shall be prominently displayed in Arabic and English.

          • 4.5 Fire Extinguishers Fuel dispensing areas and associated facilities and buildings shall be provided with the appropriate hand held fire extinguishers installed, inspected, and maintained to meet NFPA 10.

          • 4.6 Ventilation Appropriate and effective precautions shall be taken to provide suitable ventilation to any building inside the fuel station to meet SAF-3, Plant Buildings.

          • 4.7 Generator Spacing A power generator engine, if provided, shall be spaced no less than 10 meters from any fuel tank, pump, ventilation pipe opening or other potential source of vapors.

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  • 4.8 Offloading Fuel

    • 4.8.1 When offloading fuel from tank trucks to the station's tanks, the following requirements shall be followed:

    • 4.8.2 The amount of fuel shall be measured in the tank truck and the storage tank to ascertain that the storage tank will hold the quantity to be offloaded without overflowing.

    • 4.8.3 The tank truck hand brakes shall be applied to prevent the truck from moving.

    • 4.8.4 The tank truck shall be safely discharged via a grounding connection prior to starting offloading operations.

    • 4.8.5 Offloading shall be conducted under the supervision of the tank truck driver and a representative of the station.

    • 4.8.6 Should there be any spill of liquid fuel while offloading, the offloading operation shall be halted until the condition is corrected and the spill cleaned up.

      • 4.9 Emergency Shutoff Switch

        • 4.9.1 Filling stations shall be provided with one or more clearly identified emergency shutoff switches installed no less than 2 meters nor more than 10 meters from the dispensing area.

        • 4.9.2 The emergency shutoff switches shall electrically disconnect all remote pumps, associated power, control and signal circuits, and all devices in the fuel dispensing area.

        • 4.9.3 The emergency shutoff switches shall be clearly identified with large letters clearly marked in Arabic and English.

4.1 0

Security

The Owners shall ensure that they provide an adequate level of security measures to protect their facilities by applying the requirements of SEC-Ol and other security directives issued by the HCIS.

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