HSE (M) fuel oil approval number 9

  • Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • Mines and Quarries Act 1954
  • Coal and Other Mines (Locomotives) Regulations 1956

Approval of specification of fuel oil

The Health and Safety Executive hereby approves for the purposes of Regulation 27(a) of the Coal and Other Mines (Locomotives) Regulations 1956 as amended[1] only fuel oil which complies with any of the following specifications:

  1. BS EN 590: 2009 +A1: 2010 
    Automotive fuels - Diesel - Requirements and test methods
  2. BS 2869: 2010
    Fuel oils for agricultural, domestic and industrial engines and boilers - Specification
    • Middle distillate fuels Table 1:
      • Part 1: Class A2 - Automotive distillate fuels for non-road mobile machinery
      • Part 2: Class D - Middle distillate fuels for stationary applications 
  3. BS EN 14214: 2008 + A1: 2009
    Automotive fuels - Fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) for diesel - engines - Requirements and test methods

HSE (M) Fuel Oil Approval No 9 hereby revokes all previous HSE(M) Fuel Oil Approvals.

Dated: 27 July 2011

Signed:   S P Wing
For and on behalf of the HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE
A person authorised to sign on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive.


1. SI 1974/2013 and SI 1978/1648. Back  

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