McFall Fuel agreed with the Fuel Distributors Industry Safety Committee’s approach to the phasing out of the tripod overhead tanks by December 31, 2021. “For some time now, we have tried to encourage customers to move on from these tanks. Therefore, we have committed to the collective fuel industry stance to end the service life for overhead tripod tanks. Removing the risks that the tanks still in service, present is a positive all round. The industry has taken a lead to provide the necessary protection for our fuel delivery drivers’ safety and so now the challenge is to do our best to meet the timeframes,” said Managing Director, Allan McFall.
“The intention of the group was to see any new applications or requests to refuel overhead tripod tanks, including those relocated be declined from 1 October 2021. The deadline of December 31, 2021 is looming and while it is a challenging one when it comes to realizing no more deliveries to Overhead Tripods and tanks that have been modified it can be achieved with co-operation. If we all work together, we should come very close to achieving this,” said Warren Broadmore, Business Development Manager for Farming. “McFall Fuel have offered Lease to Own as well as outright purchases to customers with a great deal of success and now we are about to do that final push to reach our goal of zero Overhead Tripod Fuel Tanks.”