Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service is the Petroleum Enforcing Authority (PEA) for Greater Manchester, this function is carried out on behalf of Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
As the PEA, we are responsible for the issuing of Petroleum Storage Certificates (PSC) to businesses and organisations that store and dispense petrol. There is guidance on the Health and Safety Executive website to find out if this applies to you.
If you are the owner or responsible person of a dispensing premises, then you are required to complete a risk assessment to find out what dangerous substances are present in your workplace and what the fire and explosion risks are. The Dangerous Substances and Explosives Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) 2002 is the legislations that covers the safe working requirements. Further information and guidance can be found on the HSE Website.
Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 (gov.uk)
Dangerous Substances and Explosives Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (gov.uk)
Guidance on managing the risk of fire and explosion on petrol filling stations - The Red Guide (Energy Institute)
HSE website - If you store petrol at home, or at a club/association or similar premises