Guidance Materials

We have created a variety of health and safety guidelines and manuals to help enhance safety in the refining, distribution and retailing of transportation fuels. For more information, please refer to our Process Safety Management brochure.
 

Fuel Distribution

Professional Petroleum Driver’s Manual
The petroleum industry, in conjunction with various petroleum carriers, has produced this generic manual to inform drivers about safe product handling practices. This manual contains information and guidelines that are standard throughout the petroleum industry. It represents the minimum level of professional knowledge and understanding that is required to safely deliver products.
English Manual 
French Manual 

Using the Canadian Fuels Association Colour-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification
This recommended practice describes a system for marking the equipment used to store and handle bulk petroleum products. A uniform and easily understood identification system facilitates petroleum industry operations and helps prevent errors in product handling.
Using the Canadian Fuels Association Colour-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification 

Land Transportation Emergency Response Guideline for Petroleum Spills 
This guideline outlines scope, emergency response code practices, response time guidelines, response equipment, and personnel capability requirements. When applicable, reference is made to recognized published emergency response standards and industry codes of practice.
Land Transportation Emergency Response Guideline for Petroleum Spills 
 

Retail Sites Safety Guidelines

Retail Service Station Work Safe Information Paper

  • This information paper reviews work that has been done by Canadian Fuels on best management practices for retail safety.

Defends

  • Retail sites are designed and operated with the customer’s safety in mind. However, being careless with fuel can jeopardize everyone’s safety. This document offers safe and simple fuelling techniques that will keep you and your family safe from unnecessary risks.

 

Fuel Facts