Accidental Release Prevention Requirements

Compliance Tools

This section has been added to assist facilities with complying with the record keeping requirements of the RMP program.  Materials will be posted as they become available.  Please note that many of these guidance documents may need to be modified to best suit your facility's prevention program.

Management System

RMProgram Organization - Owners or operators of facilities with Program Level 2 or 3 processes are required to develop a management system for implementing individual RMP elements.

Hazard Analysis/Process Hazard Analysis

Agricultural retail hazard analysis checklist [PDF]- Assists owners and operators of agricultural retail facilities with anhydrous ammonia tanks in complying with the requirements of OAC 3745-104-18. 

Facility siting checklist [PDF] - Assists owners and operators of all types of facilities in complying with the requirements of OAC 3745-104-25(C)(5).

Human factors checklist [PDF] - Assists owners and operators of all types of facilities in complying with the requirements of OAC 3745-104-(C)(6).  

Simple revalidation checklist [PDF] - Assists owners and operators in their revalidation for their process hazard analysis.

Water and wastewater treatment plant example process hazard analysis [PDF] - Assists owners and operators of water and wastewater treatment plants in complying with the requirements of OAC 3745-104-25 

Water and wastewater treatment plant revalidation checklist [PDF] - Assists owners and operators of water and wastewater treatment plants in complying with the requirements of OAC 3745-104-25(F).

Operating Procedures

Operating Procedure Certification[PDF] - Owners or operators of facilities with Program Level 3 processes are required to certifiy annually that the operating procedures are current and accurate.  This document may also assist facilities with Program Level 2 processes for documenting that the operating procedures are updated as required.

Training

Operator Certification Form [PDF] - Owners or operators of facilities with either a Program Level 2 or 3 process are required to certify that employees already operating a process on or before June 21, 1999 has the required knowledge, skills and abilities to safely carry out the duties and responsibilities, as provided in the operating procedures.

Training Record [PDF] - Owners or operators of facilities with Program Level 3 process are required to document training for employees involved in operating the process.  This form will also assist facilities with Program Level 2 processes in training documentation.

Management of Change

Management of Change Form [PDF] - Owners or operators of facilities with a Program Level 3 process are required to establish and implement written procedures to manage changes, except for "replacements in kind," to process chemicals, technology, equipment and procedures.

Pre-Startup Review

Pre-Startup Safety Review Form.[PDF] - Required for Program Level 3 processes if a modification is significant enough to require a  change in the process safety information.

Compliance Audit

Every three years,  the owner or operator of a facility with either a Program Level 2 or 3 process is required to conduct an audit to determine compliance with the RMP program elements.

Program Level 2 Compliance Audit Checklist [PDF]
Program Level 3 Compliance Audit Checklist [PDF]

Incident Investigation

Incident Investigation Summary [PDF] - Owners or operators of facilities with either a Program Level 2 or 3 process are required to investigate each incident which resulted in, or could reasonably have resulted in a catastrophic release.

Employement Participation

RMP Program Involvement [PDF] - An example of a written plan of action for employee participation required by owners or operators of facilities with a Program Level 3 process.

Contractors

Contractor Selection and Evaluation Form [PDF] - The owner or operator of a facility with a Program Level 3 process, prior to selecting a contractor, is required to obtain and evaluate information regarding the contractor's safety performance and programs.  Furthermore, the owner or operator is obligated to periodically evaluate the performance of the contractor.

Send questions concerning this page to Sherri Swihart or Kim Joseph.