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Threshold quantities for secondary containment
The regulations made under the HSNO Act establish the following thresholds for secondary containment of petrol and diesel.
Quantities above these thresholds require secondary containment.
The table below is a guide only and you should select the links through to the NZ Legislation in order to get the full context of the meaning.
Protected place includes – (HILU)
does not include a small office or other small building associated with a place where storage, handling, use, manufacture, or disposal of a class 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 8 substance is a major function
Public place – (LILU)
WorkSafe New Zealand may reduce the separation distance for tanks which are constructed and tested to SWRI 95-03 upon application under Schedule 10 clause 33 of the Transfer Notice or clause 44 of the Site and Storage Conditions for class 3.1 Flammable Liquids.
Tanks on farms may be located in accordance with the provisions specified in Schedule 6 of the Transfer Notice. These are outlined in the Above Ground Storage on Farms Good Practice Guidelines.