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Portable Extinguishers: Monthly Inspections (USFA)
Safety Info Posts - Emergency Response
Written by Bryan Haywood   
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 14:49

Screen Shot 2014-09-30 at 3.25.09 PMNational Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers requires portable extinguishers to be inspected when they are installed and at intervals of not more than 30 days thereafter. Inspections may be performed manually — as illustrated here — or through an electronic monitoring system. Manual inspections may be performed by the property owner or occupant. The periodic inspection or electronic monitoring of fire extinguishers should include a check of at least the following items:

EPA RMP Citations @ a chemical manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution facility (NH3, CL2, GDC; $114K)
Safety Info Posts - PSM and RMP Citations/Analysis
Written by Bryan Haywood   
Monday, 29 September 2014 21:04

This CAFO resolves the following CAA violations that Complainant alleges occurred in conjunction with Respondent's storage and handling of hazardous substances at its facility:

  1. Failure to prepare and submit a Risk Management Plan that includes all covered processes, in violation of 40 C.F.R. §68.12(a) and 68.150(a);
  2. Failure to comply with process safety information requirements, including documentation of compliance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices, in violation of 40 C.F.R.§ 68.65 and/or 68.48; 
  3. Failure to comply with operating procedures requirements, in violation of 40 C.F.R. § 68.69; and 
  4. Failure to design and maintain a safe facility, in violation of the General Duty Clause, Section 112(r)(l) of the CAA, 42 U.S.C. § 7412(r)(1).
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