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WAC 16-201-260

Spill response plan.

(1) The operator of a permanent storage facility shall prepare a written spill response plan for the permanent storage facility. If all or portions of the information required by the spill response plan have been prepared for plans required by other government agencies, they need not be prepared for this plan: Provided, That the information is readily accessible to emergency responders and department personnel. However, when copies of the plan are distributed, all required information shall be provided.
The plan shall include the following elements:
(a) The identity and telephone numbers of the persons and agencies who are to be contacted in the event of a spill, including persons responsible for the stored fertilizer.
(b) For each fertilizer stored at the permanent storage facility a complete copy of the storage container labeling required in WAC 16-201-170, and the labeling required to accompany sale of the fertilizer under the Washington Commercial Fertilizer Act, chapter 15.54 RCW.
(c) A material safety data sheet for each fertilizer stored at the permanent storage facility.
(d) The procedures to be used for controlling and recovering, or otherwise responding to a spill for each type of bulk fertilizer stored at the permanent storage facility.
(e) The procedures to be followed in using or disposing of a recovered spill.
(2) The plan shall be kept current at all times.
(3) A copy of the spill response plan shall be kept readily available for inspection and use at the permanent storage facility or at the nearest local office from which the permanent storage facility is administered and shall be available for inspection and copying by the department.
(4) A copy of the spill response plan shall be provided to the local fire department.
(5) Persons employed at permanent storage facilities shall be trained in spill response procedures pursuant to the spill response plan.
(6) Emergency equipment and supplies. Every permanent storage facility shall have access to pumps and recovery containers which can be used to control and recover spills. Pumps, recovery containers and persons capable of deploying and operating them shall be readily available in an emergency. Pumps and recovery containers may include those operated by a local fire department or other persons: Provided, That the use and availability of the pumps and recovery containers is arranged in advance as part of the spill response plan. Absorbent materials and other equipment suitable for the control and cleanup of smaller spills shall be available at the permanent storage facility. The permanent storage facility shall maintain a list showing the types and locations of clean-up supplies and equipment. The list shall be maintained at the permanent storage facility or the nearest local office from which the facility is administered.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.54.800. WSR 00-23-075, § 16-201-260, filed 11/17/00, effective 12/18/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.54.800 and 15.58.040. WSR 93-22-093 (Order 5018), § 16-201-260, filed 11/2/93, effective 3/1/94.]
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