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This standard covers the inspection, repair, and modification of an atmospheric-type, shop fabricated, carbon and/or stainless steel underground storage tank. It applies to tanks storing stable liquids at atmospheric pressure.
The owner is responsible for complying with the provisions of this standard, in addition to compliance with fire codes, local ordinances, and other applicable rules and regulations.The owner may want to retain assistance from specialists to aid in regulatory compliance, safe operations, and installations in accordance with recognized industry standards. The owner shall verify that persons working on tanks understand and address the hazards associated with the contents of and procedures associated with those tanks. The repair of a tank may affect the Listing status of the tank. This Standard does not address the Listing status of a tank. Contact the original Listing organization for more information. The repair of a tank may affect the warranty status of the tank and associated equipment.
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