Petroleum is a highly flammable, explosive and toxic substance.
The petroleum team ensures that petrol is stored and dispensed safely at filling stations.
They check that the sites are constructed and maintained in a safe manner and are run by people who understand the risks associated with Petroleum.
To obtain free advice about the safe storage and sale of petroleum spirits please contact our dedicated team of Petroleum officers who operate throughout the county.
Should you have any safety concerns about the manner in which a petroleum forecourt is being operated please contact us.
Out of hour's emergencies:
0844 8222888 pager: 839 682 or contact your local Fire and Rescue service.
During office hours: Public Protection, Trading Standards, Staffordshire County Council, Wedgwood Building, Block A, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH
Tel: 01785 27 7827
Minicom number: 01785 276207
Not in Staffordshire? You can find details of your local Trading Standards office by using the postcode search at Trading Standards Central