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WAC 16-229-260

Maintenance and inspection.

(1) The operator of a pesticide bulk storage facility shall inspect and maintain storage containers, appurtenances, secondary containment and operational area containment to minimize the risk of a pesticide release. The inspection shall include a visual observation for any evidence of leaks, spills, cracks, solar decay or wear.
(2) Maintenance of the pesticide bulk storage facilities shall be performed as needed to ensure that the integrity of the bulk pesticide storage containers, secondary containment and operational area containment is maintained.
(3) Bulk pesticide storage containers and appurtenances shall be inspected at least once per month when in use. Secondary containment and operational area containment shall be inspected at least once per month when in use.
(4) All secondary and operational area containment shall be maintained free of debris and foreign matter.
(5) A written record of all inspections and maintenance shall be made on the day of the inspection or maintenance and kept at the storage site or at the nearest local office from which the storage site is administered.
(6) Inspection records shall contain the name of the person making the inspection, the date of the inspection, conditions noted and maintenance performed.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 00-23-074, § 16-229-260, filed 11/17/00, effective 12/18/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.54.800 and 15.58.040. WSR 93-22-093 (Order 5018), § 16-229-260, filed 11/2/93, effective 3/1/94.]
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