(b)(1) The owner or operator shall develop and follow a written schedule for inspecting all monitoring equipment, safety and emergency equipment, security devices, and operating and structural equipment, such as dikes and sump pumps, that are important to preventing, detecting, or responding to environmental or human health hazards.
(2) He shall keep this schedule at the facility.
(3) The schedule shall identify the types of problems, for example, malfunctions or deterioration, which are to be looked for during the inspection, for example, inoperative sump pump, leaking fitting, eroding dike, etc.
(4) The frequency of inspection may vary for the items on the schedule. However, the frequency should be based on the rate of deterioration of the equipment and the probability of an environmental or human health incident if the deterioration, malfunction, or operator error goes undetected between inspections. Areas subject to spills, such as loading and unloading areas, shall be inspected daily when in use. At a minimum, the inspection schedule shall include the items and frequencies called for in Sections R315-265-174, R315-265-193, R315-265-195, R315-265-226, and R315-265-260, 40 CFR 265.278, 265.304, 265.347, 265.377, 265.403, 265.1033, 265.1052, 265.1053, 265.1058, and 265.1084 through 265.1090, which are adopted and incorporated by reference, where applicable.
(c) The owner or operator shall remedy any deterioration or malfunction of equipment or structures which the inspection reveals on a schedule which ensures that the problem does not lead to an environmental or human health hazard. Where a hazard is imminent or has already occurred, remedial action shall be taken immediately.
(d) The owner or operator shall record inspections in an inspection log or summary. He shall keep these records for at least three years from the date of inspection. At a minimum, these records shall include the date and time of the inspection, the name of the inspector, a notation of the observations made, and the date and nature of any repairs or other remedial actions.
R315-265-16. General Facility Standards -- Personnel Training.
(a)(1) Facility personnel shall successfully complete a program of classroom instruction or on-the-job training that teaches them to perform their duties in a way that ensures the facility's compliance with the requirements of Rule R315-265. The owner or operator shall ensure that this program includes all the elements described in the document required under Subsection R315-265-16(d)(3).
(2) This program shall be directed by a person trained in hazardous waste management procedures, and shall include instruction which teaches facility personnel hazardous waste management procedures, including contingency plan implementation, relevant to the positions in which they are employed.
(3) At a minimum, the training program shall be designed to ensure that facility personnel are able to respond effectively to emergencies by familiarizing them with emergency procedures, emergency equipment, and emergency systems, including where applicable:
(i) Procedures for using, inspecting, repairing, and replacing facility emergency and monitoring equipment;
(ii) Key parameters for automatic waste feed cut-off systems;
(iii) Communications or alarm systems;
(iv) Response to fires or explosions;
(v) Response to ground-water contamination incidents; and
(vi) Shutdown of operations.
(4) For facility employees that receive emergency response training pursuant to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(8) and 1910.120(q), the facility is not required to provide separate emergency response training pursuant to Section R315-265-16, provided that the overall facility training meets all the requirements of Section R315-265-16.
(b) Facility personnel shall successfully complete the program required in Subsection R315-265-16(a) within six months after the effective date of these regulations or six months after the date of their employment or assignment to a facility, or to a new position at a facility, whichever is later. Employees hired after the effective date of these regulations shall not work in unsupervised positions until they have completed the training requirements of Subsection R315-265-16(a).
(c) Facility personnel shall take part in an annual review of the initial training required in Subsection R315-265-16(a).
(d) The owner or operator shall maintain the following documents and records at the facility:
(1) The job title for each position at the facility related to hazardous waste management, and the name of the employee filling each job;
(2) A written job description for each position listed under Subsection R315-265-16(d)(1). This description may be consistent in its degree of specificity with descriptions for other similar positions in the same company location or bargaining unit, but shall include the requisite skill, education, or other qualifications, and duties of facility personnel assigned to each position;
(3) A written description of the type and amount of both introductory and continuing training that will be given to each person filling a position listed under Subsection R315-265-16(d)(1);
(4) Records that document that the training or job experience required under Subsections R315-265-16(a), (b), and (c) has been given to, and completed by, facility personnel.
(e) Training records on current personnel shall be kept until closure of the facility. Training records on former employees shall be kept for at least three years from the date the employee last worked at the facility. Personnel training records may accompany personnel transferred within the same company.
R315-265-17. General Facility Standards -- General Requirements for Ignitable, Reactive, or Incompatible Wastes.
(a) The owner or operator shall take precautions to prevent accidental ignition or reaction of ignitable or reactive waste. This waste shall be separated and protected from sources of ignition or reaction including but not limited to: Open flames, smoking, cutting and welding, hot surfaces, frictional heat, sparks; static, electrical, or mechanical, spontaneous ignition, for example, from heat-