§11-501-6 - Standard for manufacturing.

§11-501-6 Standard for manufacturing.

(a) This section applies to the following manufacturing operations using commercial asbestos for the manufacture of:

(1) Cloth, cord, wicks, tubing, tape, twine, rope, thread, yarn, roving, lap, or other textile materials;

(2) Cement products;

(3) Fireproofing and insulating materials;

(4) Friction products;

(5) Paper, millboard, and felt;

(6) Floor tile;

(7) Paints, coatings, caulks, adhesives, and sealants;

(8) Plastics and rubber materials;

(9) Chlorine utilizing asbestos diaphragm technology;

(10) Shotgun shell wads; and

(11) Asphalt concrete.

(b) Each owner or operator of any of the manufacturing operations to which this section applies shall:

(1) Discharge no visible emissions to the outside air from these operations or from any building or structure in which they are conducted or from any other fugitive sources; or use the methods specified by section 11-501-14 to clean emissions from these operations containing particulate asbestos material before they escape or are vented to the outside air;

(2) Monitor each potential source of asbestos emissions from any part of the manufacturing facility, including air cleaning devices, process equipment, and buildings housing material processing and handling equipment, at least once each day during daylight hours for visible emissions to the outside air during periods of operation. The monitoring shall be by visual observation of at least fifteen seconds duration per source of emissions;

(3) Inspect each air cleaning device at least once each week for proper operation and for changes that signal the potential for

malfunctions, including, to the maximum extent possible without dismantling other than opening the device, the presence of tears, holes, and abrasions in filter bags and for dust deposits on the clean side of bags. For air cleaning devices that cannot be inspected on a weekly basis according to this paragraph, submit to the director, and revise as necessary, a written maintenance plan including:

(A) A maintenance schedule;

(B) Work to be performed; and

(C) A recordkeeping plan;

(4) Maintain records of the results of visible emission monitoring and air cleaning device inspections using a format similar to that shown in Figure 1, entitled "Record of Visible Emissions" and Figure 2, entitled "Air Cleaning Device Inspection Checklist", both dated June 1, 1998 and located at the end of this chapter, and include the following:

(A) Date and time of each inspection;

(B) Presence or absence of visible emissions;

(C) Condition of fabric filters, including presence of any tears, holes, and abrasions;

(D) Presence of dust deposits on the clean side of fabric filters;

(E) Brief description of corrective actions taken, including date and time; and

(F) Daily hours of operation for each air cleaning device;

(5) Furnish upon request, and make available at the affected facility during normal business hours for inspection by the director, all records required by this section;

(6) Retain a copy of all monitoring and inspection records for at least two years; and

(7) Submit quarterly a copy of the visible emission monitoring records to the director if visible emissions occurred during the report period. Quarterly reports shall be postmarked by the thirtieth day following the end of the calendar quarter.

        [Eff ] (Auth: HRS § 342P-41) (Imp: 40 CFR Part 61.144)

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