Ohio Admin. Code 3745-104-32 - Program three prevention program: incident investigation

(A) The owner or operator shall investigate each incident that resulted in, or could reasonably have resulted in a catastrophic release of a regulated substance.
(B) An incident investigation shall be initiated as promptly as possible, but not later than forty-eight hours following the incident.
(C) An incident investigation team shall be established and consist of at least one person knowledgeable of the process involved, including a contract employee if the incident involved work of the contractor, and other persons with appropriate knowledge and experience of the process involved to thoroughly investigate and analyze the incident.
(D) A report shall be prepared at the conclusion of the investigation. The report shall and include at a minimum:
(1) Date of incident; .
(2) Date investigation began; .
(3) A description of the incident; .
(4) The factors that contributed to the incident; and, .
(5) Any recommendations resulting from the investigation.
(E) The owner or operator shall establish a system to promptly address and resolve the incident report findings and recommendations. Resolutions with resolutions and corrective actions shall be documented.
(F) The incident investigation report shall be retained for five years and reviewed with all affected personnel whose job tasks are relevant to the incident findings, including contract employees where applicable.

(G) Incident investigation reports shall be retained for five years.


Ohio Admin. Code 3745-104-32
Effective: 8/5/2021
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 4/9/2021 and 04/09/2026
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3753.02
Rule Amplifies: 3753.02, 3753.03, 3753.04
Prior Effective Dates: 08/13/1999

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