FACTORIES AND MACHINERY (STEAM BOILER AND
UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSEL)
Regulation 40. Oil fuel tanks.
(1) Every oil storage and service tank installed for the supply of oil to a steam boiler after the date
of the coming into force of these regulations shall comply generally with British Standard
Specifications No. 799-Oil burning equipment-or an equivalent specification in respect of
materials, construction, fittings, location and installation.
(2) Every such tank from the oil is discharged by air pressure shall comply with the provisions of
these regulations relating to air receivers.
(3) No service tank shall be installed in such a position that any leakage therefrom can come in
contact with a hot surface.
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