Risk Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Risk Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Chemical accident prevention provisions: 42 USC 7412(r), 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) Section 112(r), and 40 CFR 68

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Chemical Safety Information, Site Security, and Fuels Regulatory Relief Act

Risk management plan (RMP) deadlines: 40 CFR 68.10(a)

Exemptions: 40 CFR 68.125 and 40 CFR 68.126

Threshold determination: 40 CFR 68.115

General duty clause: 42 USC 7412(r)(1)

Risk management program level 1 criteria: 40 CFR 68.10(g)

Risk management program level 2 criteria: 40 CFR 68.10(h)

Risk management program level 3 criteria: 40 CFR 68.10(i)

Risk management program requirements: 40 CFR 68.12 and 40 CFR 68.160

Hazard assessment: 40 CFR 68.20 to 68.42

Off-site consequence analysis (OCA): 40 CFR 68.22 to 68.39

Five-year accident history: 40 CFR 68.42

Prevention program: 40 CFR 68.48 to 68.87

Program level 2: 40 CFR 68.48 to 68.60

Program level 3: 40 CFR 68.65 to 68.87

Training: 40 CFR 68.54, 40 CFR 68.71, 40 CFR 68.170, and 40 CFR 175

Program level 2: 40 CFR 68.54

Program level 3: 40 CFR 68.71

Emergency Response Program: 40 CFR 68.90 to 68.96

Initial RMP Submittal: 40 CFR 68.150 and 40 CFR 68.155 to 68.185

Confidential business information: 40 CFR 68.151 and 40 CFR 68.152

Subsequent submittals and RMP updates: 40 CFR 68.36, 40 CFR 68.150, 40 CFR 68.190, and 40 CFR 68.195

Deregistration: 40 CFR 68.190(c)

Agency audits: 40 CFR 68.220

Public meetings: 40 CFR 68.42 and 40 CFR 68.210

Process Safety Management (PSM) Program: 29 CFR 1910.119

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response

Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

State or local air quality management agencies

Overview

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