1, 561 FW 6
Sample Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan
Date: September 29, 2001
Series: Pollution Control
Part 561: Compliance Requirements
Originating Office: Division of Engineering
Refuge Emergency Coordinator:
Name Work Number Home Number
Robert Who (555) 555-0918 (555) 555- 2468
James Doe (555) 555-0918 (555) 555-0864
Notify the fire department. Attempt to extinguish fire using extinguishers located as follows:
Type Size Location
25 pounds Inside vehicle
BC 10 pounds Outside wall of hazardous materials building
BC 25 pounds At vehicle fueling area (AST)
BC 10 pounds Inside of entrance of visitor's center
Contain the flow of hazardous waste to the extent possible, and as soon as practicable, clean up the hazardous waste and any contaminated materials or soil. Materials for containing and cleaning up spills consist of the following:
HazMat (pink) Spill Kit in 65-gallon overpack
Inside hazardous materials building
HazMat (pink) Spill Kit in 21-gallon overpack Inside shop/maintenance building
Ampho-Mag Neutralizer (6 - 3 pound shaker bottles) Inside hazardous materials building
Ampho-Mag Neutralizer (2 - 3 pound shaker bottles) In battery recharging area
Spill-X-FP Formaldehyde Spill Kit in 5-gallon pail Inside hatchery building
In the event of a fire, explosion or other release which could threaten human health outside the Refuge or when you have knowledge that a spill has reached surface water, immediately notify the Regional Compliance Coordinator at (555) 555-1212 and the National Response Center using their 24-hour toll free number: (800) 424-8802) to provide the following information:
Important Telephone Numbers:1. The generator's name, address, and EPA ID number (where applicable).
2. The date, time, and type of incident (e.g., spill, fire, explosion).
3. The quantity and type of hazardous waste involved in the incident.
4. The extent of injuries, if any.
5. The estimated quantity and disposition of recovered materials, if any.
County Sheriff's Department
State HazMat Emergency Response Team
Local Emergency Response Team
Regional Compliance Coordinator
National Response Center
State Department of Environmental Quality
(1) The emergency coordinator or alternate must be on site or on call (i.e. available to respond to an emergency by reaching the facility within a short period of time) and has responsibility for coordinating all emergency response measures and authority to commit the resources needed to carry out the contingency plan.
(2) Alternate emergency coordinators should be listed in the order in which they will assume responsibility as alternates.
(3) The contingency plan must be posted next to the telephone nearest the hazardous waste storage area.
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