Program Levels Determine Requirements

Requirements

Program 1

  • The worst case analysis must not impact a public receptor;
  • The facility must not have had an accidental release of a regulated substance for the five years prior to the submission of the RMP; and
  • The facility must have an emergency response plan on file with local responders.

Program 2

If a process does not qualify for Program I or Program III, then it is automatically placed into Program II.

Program 3

  • The process must not qualify for Program I; and
  • The regulated process has one of the following Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) or the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes:

    SIC

    Industry Sector

    NAICS

    2611

    Pulp Mills

    32211

    2812

    Alkalies & Chlorine Manufacturing

    325181

    2819/2869

    All Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing

    325188

    2821

    Plastics Materials & Resin Manufacturing

    325211

    2865

    Cyclic Crude & Intermediates

    325192

    2873

    Nitrogenous Fertilizer Manufacturing

    325311

    2879

    Pesticides & Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing

    32532

    2911

    Petroleum Refineries

    32411

    2865/2869

    Petrochemical Manufacturing

    32511

    2969/2899

    All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

    325199

  • If the process does not have one of the SIC/NAICS codes, but the process is subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Process Safety Management (PSM) standard, then it falls under Program III.

Tags

Environment Requirements General Public