Fuelling Matters take the industry standards and legislation governing and guiding the storage and use of fuel oil very seriously. That’s why we aim to provide you with the latest and most up to date infomation possible.
The PEIMF (Petroleum Equipment Installers and Maintenance Federation) was formed in 1993 as the body that speaks for those companies and individuals engaged in the daily activities associated with the downstream petroleum industry throughout the UK and Ireland.
NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. It has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for nearly sixty years and currently maintains a roll of over 26,000 registered contractors.
The APEA is a UK based organisation, drawing membership from all quarters of the petroleum industry, including Regulators from National and Local Government Authorities, Oil Companies, Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers, Service and Installation Organisations, Training Establishments and many others. It is seen to be unique in representing all sides of the industry and in providing a forum for debate and the generation of technical guidance.
ATEX and explosive atmospheres
Explosive atmospheres in the workplace can be caused by flammable gases, mists or vapours or by combustible dusts. Explosions can cause loss of life and serious injuries as well as significant damage.
The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.
The Measuring Instruments Directive (MID) is a European directive (2004/22/EC) that harmonises the requirements of 10 different measuring instrument types, including gas and active electrical energy meters. MID approved instruments will have passed specific conformity assessment procedures and have MID markings which allow the instruments to be used in any EU member state.