02-658 C.M.R. ch. 13, § 17 - Installation of Self-Service Dispensing Stations
Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022
All installations of self-service dispensers at dispensing stations must comply with the following requirements:
Operating instructions must be conspicuously posted in the dispensing area;
The dispensing area must be in clear view of the operator on duty at all times;
The operator must be able to communicate with persons in the dispensing area at all times.
Warning signs incorporating the following or equivalent wording must be conspicuously posted in the dispensing area:
The dispensing station must have an emergency breakaway device under the dispensing unit that will retain the product on both sides of the breakaway point, or other devices affording equivalent protection.
The dispensing station must have a thermally activated shut-off.
Motor fuel dispensing devices for compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas must be listed.
Listed hose assemblies must be used to dispense fuel. Hose length at automotive service stations must not exceed 18 feet (5.5 meters).
Where compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas dispensers are installed beneath a canopy or enclosure, the following requirements must be met:
Dispensing devices for liquefied petroleum gas (LP), liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG) must meet all requirements of Chapter 12 of NFPA #30A (2012 edition), as well as the appropriate Sections of NFPA #58 (2011 edition) for LP, and NFPA #52 (2010 edition) for LNG & CNG dispensers.
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