DGUV Information 214-911e - Safe operations of helicopters during aerial work

Abschnitt 5.4 - 5.4 Refueling places

Refueling places must be designed and organised in such a way that aircraft fuel is stored safely and helicopters can be safely refueled.

The dimensions must guarantee the following protective distances:

  • 10 m between buildings and refueling equipment

  • safety distance of 5 m between the main rotor circle or the tail of the helicopter and the refueling equipment

They must be equipped with fire extinguishers in a quantity that corresponds to at least 18 extinguishing agent units (EAU).