Ohio Admin. Code 3745-65-52 - Content of contingency plan

(A) The contingency plan must shall describe the actions facility personnel must shall take to comply with rules 3745-65-51 and 3745-65-56 of the Administrative Code in response to fires, explosions, or any unplanned sudden or non-sudden release of hazardous waste or hazardous waste constituents to air, soil, or surface water at the facility.
(B) If the owner or operator has already prepared a "Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures Plan" in accordance with 40 CFR Part 112, or some other emergency or contingency plan, he the owner or operator need only amend that plan to incorporate hazardous waste management provisions that are sufficient to comply with the requirements of Chapters 3745-65 to 3745-69 and 3745-256 of the Administrative Code. The owner or operator may develop one contingency plan which meets all regulatory requirements. Ohio EPA recommends that the plan be based on the "National Response Team's Integrated Contingency Plan Guidance (One Plan)." When modifications are made to non-hazardous waste provisions in an integrated contingency plan, the changes do not trigger the need for a hazardous waste permit modification.
(C) The contingency plan must shall describe arrangements agreed to by with local police departments, fire departments, hospitals, contractors, and Ohio EPA state and local emergency response teams to coordinate emergency services, pursuant to rule 3745-65-37 of the Administrative Code.
(D) The contingency plan must shall list names, home addresses, and phone numbers (office and home) home or cellular telephone numbers of all persons qualified to act as emergency coordinator (see rule 3745-65-55 of the Administrative Code), and this list must shall be kept up to date. Where more than one person is listed, one must person shall be named as primary emergency coordinator and others must shall be listed in the order in which they will assume responsibility as alternates.
(E) The contingency plan must shall include a list of all emergency equipment at the facility [such as fire extinguishing systems, spill control equipment, communications and alarm systems (internal and external), and decontamination equipment], where this equipment is required. This list must shall be kept up to date. In addition, the contingency plan must shall include the location and a physical description of each item on the list, and a brief outline of its capabilities.
(F) The contingency plan must shall include an evacuation plan for facility personnel where there is a possibility that evacuation could be necessary. This evacuation plan must shall describe signal(s) signals to be used to begin evacuation, evacuation routes, and alternate evacuation routes (in cases where the primary routes could be blocked by releases of hazardous waste or fires).

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see rule 3745-50-11 of the Administrative Code titled "Incorporated by reference."]


Ohio Admin. Code 3745-65-52
Effective: 10/31/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: Exempt
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.12
Rule Amplifies: 3734.12
Prior Effective Dates: 04/15/1981, 01/07/1983, 05/29/1985 (Emer.), 08/29/1985, 12/07/2000, 12/07/2004, 09/05/2010, 03/17/2012

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