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IIAR Process Safety Management Guidelines for Ammonia Refrigeration. (1998). Provides and overview of OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 - Overview of OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard

  • 1-1, Subsection
  • 1-1, Summary of Changes
  • 1-1, Purpose
  • 1-1, Scope
  • 1-1, References
  • 1-1, Procedures
    • 1-1, Identify Covered Processes
    • 1-2, Develop Process Safety Management (PSM) Elements
      • 1-2, Employee Participation
      • 1-2, Process Safety Information
      • 1-3, Process Hazard Analysis
      • 1-3, Operating Procedures
      • 1-3, Operator Training
      • 1-4, Contractors
      • 1-4, Pre-Startup Safety Review
      • 1-4, Mechanical Integrity
      • 1-5, Hot Work Permit
      • 1-5, Management of Change
      • 1-5, Incident Investigation
      • 1-5, Emergency Planning and Response
      • 1-6, Compliance Audits
      • 1-6, Trade Secrets
  • 1-6, Forms
  • 1-6, Document Management
  • 1-6, Personnel
  • 1-6, Written OSHA Clarifications (Threshold Determination)
  • 1-7, Guideline for Customizing the Overview of the OSHA's PSM Regulation Section to Meet the Requirements for Specific Safety
    • 1-7, References
    • 1-7, Definitions
  • 1-9, Attachment 1A - OSHA Interpretation Letter

Chapter 2 - Employee Participation

  • 2-1, Regulatory
    • 2-1, Purpose
    • 2-1, Regulatory Language
  • 2-1, Required Elements
    • 2-1, Explanation
    • 2-2, Methods of Implementation
    • 2-2, Employee Access to Information
  • 2-2, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 2-2, Summary of Changes
    • 2-2, Purpose
    • 2-2, Scope
    • 2-3, References
    • 2-3, Procedures
      • 2-3, Employee Awareness
      • 2-4, Employee Involvement
      • 2-4, Employee Access to Information
    • 2-5, Forms
    • 2-5, Document Management
      • 2-5, PSM Awareness
      • 2-5, PSM Employee Communication
      • 2-5, Employee Concerns/Responses
      • 2-5, Employee Meetings/Consultations
    • 2-5, Personnel
    • 2-5, Written OSHA Clarification
    • 2-6, Guideline for Customizing Employee Participation Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
    • 2-6, Scope
    • 2-6, References
    • 2-6, Procedures
    • 2-6, Document Management
  • 2-7, Attachment 2A - Sample Script: Instructions on the Hazards of Ammonia
    • 2-7, Sample Script for Instructing Associates on the Hazards of Ammonia
      • 2-7, Derived from IIAR R1
    • 2-7, General Information
      • 2-7, Ammonia (NH3)
      • 2-7, Uses of Ammonia
      • 2-7, Ammonia Vapor Compression in Mechanical Refrigeration
    • 2-8, Why Ammonia Should be Treated with Respect
      • 2-8, Effects on the Human Body
      • 2-8, Effects of Ammonia Vapor in Various Concentrations
      • 2-8, Ammonia's Self-Alarming Characteristic
      • 2-9, Effects of Exposure of Ammonia Gas
      • 2-9, Effects of Exposure to Pure Liquid Ammonia
    • 2-9, First Aid: Immediate and Temporary Care for Exposure to Anhydrous Ammonia
      • 2-9, Eyes
      • 2-10, Inhalation
      • 2-10, Ingestion (Swallowing of Ammonia)
      • 2-10, Skin Contact
  • 2-11, Attachment 2B - Sample PSM Awareness Documents
    • 2-11, Process Safety Management (PSM)
    • 2-12, Proceso Administrativo De Seguridad
  • 2-13, Attachment 2C - Sample Safety Compliant Notice
  • 2-15, Attachment 2D - Sample Documentation of Employee Participation

Chapter 3 - Process Safety Information

  • 3-1, Regulatory
    • 3-1, Purpose
    • 3-1, Regulatory Language
  • 3-2, Required Elements
    • 3-3, Process Chemicals
    • 3-3, Process Technology Information
    • 3-3, Process Equipment
    • 3-3, Document Location
  • 3-3, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 3-3, Summary of Changes
    • 3-4, Purpose
    • 3-4, Scope
      • 3-4, Hazards of the Chemicals Used in the Process
      • 3-4, Process Technology Information
      • 3-4, Process Equipment
    • 3-5, References
    • 3-5, Procedures
      • 3-5, Hazards of the Chemicals Used in the Process
      • 3-6, Process Technology Information
        • 3-6, Block Flow Diagrams and Simplified Process Flow Diagrams
        • 3-7, Process Chemistry
        • 3-7, Maximum Inventory Levels
        • 3-8, Alternative Inventory Levels
        • 3-8, Operating Limits and Safety Systems
      • 3-9, Process Equipment
        • 3-9, Materials of Construction
        • 3-9, Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs)
        • 3-10, Electrical Classification
        • 3-11, Pressure Safety Relief Design and Design Basis
        • 3-12, Ventilation System Design
        • 3-12, Design Codes, Standards, and Good Engineering Practices
        • 3-13, Material and Energy Balances
    • 3-13, Forms
    • 3-15, Document Management
    • 3-15, Personnel
    • 3-15, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 3-15, Guideline for Customizing Process Safety Information Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 3-15, Scope
      • 3-15, References
      • 3-16, Procedures
      • 3-16, Document Management
  • 3-17, Attachment 3A - Sample Block Flow Diagram (BFD)
    • 3-17, BFD-1 - Block Flow Diagram
  • 3-19, Attachment 3B - Sample Process Flow Diagram (PFD)
    • 3-19, PFD-1 - Process Flow Diagram
    • 3-20, PFD-2 - Process Flow Diagram/Heat Balance
  • 3-21, Attachment 3C - Sample Inventory Calculations
    • 3-22, Pressure Vessel Volume Worksheet
      • 3-26, Special Purpose and Miscellaneous Equipment
  • 3-29, Attachment 3D - Sample Equipment Data Form
    • 3-30, Sample Details for Register
  • 3-31, Attachment 3E - Sample Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs)
    • 3-31, P&ID 1: Detail - Screw Compressor
    • 3-32, P&ID 2: Detail - Reciprocating Compressor
    • 3-33, P&ID 3: Detail - High Pressure Receiver
    • 3-34, P&ID 4: Detail - Evaporative Condenser
  • 3-35, Attachment 3F - Sample Pressure Relief Valve Sizing Calculations and Pressure Relief Design Basis Table
    • 3-35, Pressure Relief Valve Sizing Calculations
      • 3-35, Pressure Vessel Sizing Calculations
      • 3-35, Positive Displacement Compressor Sizing Calculations
      • 3-36, Allowable Relief Header Length Calculations
      • 3-36, Relief Header Sizing Calculations
  • 3-39, Attachment 3G - Sample Ventilation System Design
    • 3-39, Machinery Room Specifications
    • 3-39, Ventilation Worksheet
      • 3-39, BOCA National Mechanical Code
      • 3-39, Uniform Mechanical Code
      • 3-39, ASHRAE-15
      • 3-39, ANSI/IIAR-2
      • 3-39, Other
        • 3-39, Heat Required to Maintain 60 F with 20 F Outdoor Temperature
    • 3-39, Design Procedure
  • 3-41, Attachment 3H - Sample Overall System Material and Energy Balance
    • 3-41, Load Side Capacities
      • 3-41, Loads
    • 3-41, High Side Capacities
      • 3-41, Loads
      • 3-41, Compressors
    • 3-41, Condenser Capacity
      • 3-41, Loads
      • 3-41, Condensers

Chapter 4 -Process Hazard Analysis

  • 4-1, Regulatory
    • 4-1, Purpose
    • 4-1, Regulatory Language
  • 4-3, Required Elements
    • 4-3, The PHA Method
    • 4-3, The Team
    • 4-3, The Contents of the PHA
    • 4-3, Team Recommendations
    • 4-3, Documentation
    • 4-4, PHA Revalidation
    • 4-4, Document Retention
  • 4-4, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 4-4, Summary of Changes
    • 4-4, Minimum Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Program Requirements
      • 4-4, Purpose
      • 4-5, Scope
    • 4-5, References
    • 4-5, Procedures
      • 4-5, Develop a Schedule for Conducting the PHA
      • 4-6, Choose an Appropriate Methodology
      • 4-6, Establish the Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
      • 4-7, Select the Study Team
      • 4-7, Collect Reference Information
      • 4-7, Develop What-If Subsystems and Questions
      • 4-8, Arrange the Team Meetings
      • 4-8, Conduct a PHA Study
      • 4-9, Write a PHA Compliance Report
      • 4-9, Address the Findings from the PHA Study
      • 4-9, PHA Revalidations
    • 4-10, Forms
    • 4-13, Document Management
    • 4-13, Personnel
      • 4-13, PHA Coordinator
      • 4-13, Team Leader
      • 4-13, Process/Utilities Engineer
      • 4-13, Operations/Mechanical Representative
      • 4-13, Scribe or Technical Secretary
    • 4-13, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 4-14, Guideline for Customizing Minimum PHA Program Requirements Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 4-14, Scope
      • 4-14, References
      • 4-14, Definitions
      • 4-15, Procedures
      • 4-15, Forms
      • 4-15, Document Management
      • 4-15, Personnel
    • 4-15, Generic What-If/Checklist for Ammonia Refrigeration
      • 4-15, Purpose
      • 4-15, Scope
    • 4-16, References
    • 4-16, Procedures
      • 4-16, Determine the Scope of the What-If/Checklist
      • 4-17, Confirm the Process Safety Information is Up-To-Date
      • 4-17, Select the What-If/Checklist Team
      • 4-17, Schedule the Team Meetings
      • 4-17, Conduct a Site-Specific What-If/Checklist
      • 4-17, Write a Compliance PHA Report
    • 4-18, Forms
    • 4-18, Document Management
    • 4-18, Personnel
    • 4-18, Guideline for Customizing Generic What-If/Checklist for Ammonia Refrigeration Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
    • 4-18, Written OSHA Clarifications
  • 4-19, Attachment 4A - Generic What-If/Checklist Log Sheets
    • 4-21, Compressors
    • 4-27, Condensers
    • 4-33, Air Purgers
    • 4-34, Pressure Vessels
    • 4-41, Evaporators
    • 4-48, Piping Systems and Valves
    • 4-54, NH3 Pumps
    • 4-60, Instrumentation and Controls
    • 4-62, Start-Up of Existing or Modified Systems
    • 4-65, Shut-Down of System
    • 4-66, Emergency Situation of System
    • 4-70, Charging NH3 to System
    • 4-75, Pumping NH3 Out of Entire System or Specific Equipment
    • 4-77, Review Human Factors Impacting Entire System
    • 4-90, Review of Facility Siting
    • 4-97, Identification and Review of Past Incidents
  • 4-99, Attachment 4B - OSHA Compliance PHA Report
    • 4-102, Executive Summary
    • 4-102, Introduction
      • 4-102, Purpose of Study
      • 4-102, Study Scope
        • 4-102, Exhibit A
      • 4-102, Process Description
    • 4-102, Approach
    • 4-102, PHA Technique
    • 4-103, Consequences and Hazards
      • 4-103, Exhibit B
      • 4-103, Exhibit C
    • 4-103, Engineering and Administrative Controls
    • 4-103, Incident History
      • 4-104, Exhibit D
      • 4-104, Past Incidents: Summary of EPA Data
    • 4-104, Human Factors
    • 4-104, Facility Siting
    • 4-104, Qualitative Evaluation of Consequences and Frequencies
    • 4-105, PHA Team Roles and Responsibilities
      • 4-105, Exhibit E
  • 4-105, Results
    • 4-105, Documentation Conventions
      • 4-105, Exhibit F
    • 4-105, Major Risks and Recommendations
    • 4-105, Follow-Up
  • 4-105, Appendix A - PHA Technique
    • 4-105, Introduction
    • 4-105, General Overview
    • 4-106, What-If/Checklist
  • 4-107, Appendix B - IIAR's OSHA Compliance Risk Matrix

Chapter 5 - Pre-Startup Safety Review

  • 5-1, Regulatory
    • 5-1, Purpose
    • 5-1, Regulatory Language
  • 5-1, Required Elements
    • 5-2, New Facilities
    • 5-2, Modifications to Facilities
  • 5-2, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 5-2, Summary of Changes
    • 5-2, Purpose
    • 5-2, Scope
    • 5-2, References
    • 5-2, Procedures
      • 5-2, New Facilities
      • 5-3, Modified Facilities
    • 5-3, Forms
    • 5-6, Document Management
    • 5-6, Personnel
    • 5-6, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 5-6, Guideline for Customizing Pre-Startup Safety Review Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility

Chapter 6- Standard Operating Procedures

  • 6-1, Regulatory 6-1
    • 6-1, Purpose
    • 6-1, Regulatory Language
  • 6-2, Required Elements 6-2
    • 6-2, Computerized Control Systems
    • 6-2, Accessibility
    • 6-3, Safe Work Practices
    • 6-3, Review of Operating Procedures
  • Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements 6-3
    • 6-3, Summary of Changes
    • 6-3, Purpose
    • 6-3, Scope
    • 6-4, References
    • 6-4, Procedures
      • 6-5, Overview of the System
      • 6-5, Technical Operating Specifications (TOS)
      • 6-6, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
      • 6-7, Safety and Health Considerations
      • 6-7, Accessibility
      • 6-8, Safe Work Practices
      • 6-8, Periodic Review and Annual Certification
    • 6-8, Forms
    • 6-8, Document Management
    • 6-8, Personnel
    • 6-10, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 6-10, Guidelines for Customizing Standard Operating Procedures to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 6-10, References
      • 6-10, Definitions
      • 6-10, Procedures
      • 6-11, Document Management
        • 6-11, Example Standard Operating Procedures

Chapter 7 - Training

  • 7-1, Regulatory
    • 7-1, Purpose
    • 7-1, Regulatory Language
  • 7-2, Required Elements
    • 7-2, Initial Training
    • 7-2, Refresher Training
    • 7-2, Grandfathering Operators
    • 7-2, Form of Training
    • 7-2, Documentation Requirements
  • 7-3, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 7-3, Summary of Changes
    • 7-3, Purpose
    • 7-3, Scope
    • 7-4, References
    • 7-4, Procedures
    • 7-4, General Requirements for Designing a Training Program
    • 7-5, Basic Requirements for Hire
    • 7-5, Contents of the Training Program
    • 7-5, Refresher Training
    • 7-5, Documentation Requirements
      • 7-6, Initial Refresher Training
      • 7-6, Certification of Employees Operating a Process Before May 26, 1992
    • 7-6, Additional Information
    • 7-6, Classroom Training
    • 7-7, On-the-Job Training
    • 7-7, Competency Requirements
    • 7-8, Granting of Final Qualification
    • 7-8, Training Associated with Changes
    • 7-8, Minimum Training for Supervisors
    • 7-8, Training References
    • 7-9, Forms
      • 7-9, Training Summary Sign-Off Sheets
      • 7-9, Initial Training Certification Form
      • 7-9, Grandfathering Certification Form
    • 7-9, Document Management
    • 7-9, Personnel
    • 7-10, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 7-10, Guideline for Customizing Training Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 7-10, Scope
      • 7-10, References
      • 7-10, Procedures
      • 7-11, Forms
      • 7-11, Document Management
      • 7-11, Personnel
  • 7-13, Attachment 7A - Sample Sign-Off Sheet - Classroom Training
  • 7-17, Attachment 7B - Sample Sign-Off Sheet - On-the-Job Training for Operations Activities
  • 7-21, Attachment 7C - Sample Sign-Off Sheet - On-the-Job Training for Maintenance Activities
  • 7-25, Attachment 7D - Sample Sign-Off Sheet - Additional Training for Supervisory Activities
  • 7-27, Attachment 7E - Sample - Initial Training Certification Form
  • 7-29, Attachment 7F - Sample - Grandfathering Certification Form
  • 7-31, Attachment 7G - Potential Resources
    • 7-31, General Refrigeration
    • 7-31, Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA) Literature
    • 7-31, Water Treatment
    • 7-31, Electrical
    • 7-31, Mathematics
    • 7-31, Physics/Chemistry
    • 7-32, Steam
    • 7-32, Safety
    • 7-32, Videos
    • 7-32, Miscellaneous

Chapter 8- Management of Change

  • 8-1, Regulatory
    • 8-1, Purpose
    • 8-1, Regulatory Language
  • 8-1, Required Elements 8-1
    • 8-2, Replacements in Kind
    • 8-2, Temporary Changes
    • 8-2, Procedure
  • 8-3, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 8-3, Summary of Changes
    • 8-3, Purpose
    • 8-3, Scope
    • 8-4, References
    • 8-4, Examples of Changes
      • 8-4, Examples of Changes in Equipment
      • 8-4, Examples of Changes in Facilities
      • 8-4, Examples of Changes in Procedures
      • 8-5, Examples of Changes in Process Technology
      • 8-5, Examples of Major Changes
      • 8-5, Examples of Minor Changes
      • 8-5, Examples of Replacement in Kind
      • 8-5, Examples of Temporary Changes
    • 8-6, Procedures
      • 8-6, Overview of Management of Change Procedure
      • 8-8, Initiation of Management of Change Form (MCF)
      • 8-8, Screening of Management of Change Form
      • 8-8, Preliminary Engineering
      • 8-9, Review of Recommendations
      • 8-10, Conducting Pre-Startup Safety Review
      • 8-10, Approval of the Change
    • 8-10, Forms
      • 8-10, Form MCF-1A (Initiation)
        • 8-10, MCF Number
        • 8-10, Facility Information
        • 8-10, Reason for Request
        • 8-10, Description of Technical Basis for Change
      • 8-10, Form MCF-1B (Initial Screening)
        • 8-10, Change vs. Replacement in Kind
        • 8-10, Assess Technical Basis of Change
      • 8-11, Form MCF-1C (PSM Elements)
      • 8-11, Form MCF-1D (Verification and Approval)
        • 8-11, Verification Sign-Off
        • 8-11, Approval to Start-Up Process
        • 8-11, Final Verification for Temporary Changes
      • 8-11, Form MCF-2A (Management of Change Form Log)
      • 8-11, Form MCF-3 (Safety Review Checklist)
        • 8-11, Verification Sign-Off
        • 8-11, Approval to Start-Up Process
        • 8-11, Final Verification for Temporary
          • 8-11, Question
          • 8-11, Answer
          • 8-11, Remarks
          • 8-11, Recommendations
          • 8-11, Comments
    • 8-19, Document Management
    • 8-19, Personnel
      • 8-19, Originator
      • 8-19, Site Maintenance Supervisor
      • 8-20, Regional Engineer
    • 8-20, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 8-20, Guidelines for Customizing Management of Change Procedure to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 8-20, Scope
      • 8-21, References
      • 8-21, Definitions
      • 8-21, Procedures
      • 8-21, Document Management
      • 8-21, Personnel

Chapter 9 - Mechanical Integrity Program

  • 9-1, Regulatory
    • 9-1, Purpose
    • 9-1, Regulatory Language
  • 9-2, Required Elements
    • 9-2, Application and Identification of Process Equipment
    • 9-3, Written Procedures
    • 9-3, Employee Training
    • 9-3, Inspection and Testing
    • 9-3, Equipment Deficiencies
    • 9-3, Quality Assurance
  • 9-3, Detailed Explanation with Informative Elements
    • 9-3, Summary of Changes
    • 9-4, Purpose
    • 9-4, Scope
    • 9-4, References
    • 9-4, Procedures
      • 9-4, Identification and Categorization of MI Program Equipment
      • 9-6, Codes and Standards
      • 9-6, Testing, Inspection, and Preventative Maintenance (T/I/PM) of MI Program Equipment
      • 9-9, Controlling Deficiencies
      • 9-10, Training Procedures
      • 9-10, Quality Assurance Procedures
        • 9-10, Engineering, Design, and Fabrication of MI Program Equipment
        • 9-12, Installation of MI Program Equipment
        • 9-13, Precommissioning and Start-up Safety Review of MI Program Equipment
        • 9-13, Work Orders Issued for MI Program Equipment
        • 9-14, Quality Assurance of Materials and Spare Parts for MI Program Equipment
        • 9-14, Decommissioning of MI Program Equipment
    • 9-15, Forms
    • 9-15, Document Management
      • 9-15, Log Sheets and Inspection Reports
      • 9-15, T/I/PM Tasks
      • 9-15, Engineering and Design Records
      • 9-15, Work Orders
      • 9-15, Equipment Files
    • 9-15, Personnel
      • 9-15, Engineers and Area Supervisors
      • 9-15, Purchasing Department Representative
      • 9-16, Refrigeration Engineers
    • 9-16, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 9-17, Guideline for Customizing Employee Participation Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 9-17, Scope
      • 9-17, References
      • 9-17, Procedures
      • 9-18, Document Management
  • 9-19, Attachment 9A - CMMS Guidelines
    • 9-19, Use and Selection of a CMMS
  • 9-21, Attachment 9B - Sample System Log
  • 9-25, Attachment 9C - Examples of Temporary Limits and Additional Protective Features
    • 9-25, Examples of Administrative Controls/Temporary Limits
    • 9-25, Examples of Mechanical/Electrical Protection
    • 9-25, Examples of Increased Monitoring and Inspections
    • 9-25, Examples of Temporary Repair
  • 9-27, Attachment 9D - Sample Precommissioning Checklist
  • 9-29, Attachment 9E - Sample Decommissioning Checklist

Chapter 10- Hot Work Permit

  • 10-1, Regulatory
    • 10-1, Purpose
    • 10-1, Regulatory Language
  • 10-1, Required Elements
    • 10-1, Initiation of the Hot Work Permit
    • 10-2, Issuing the Hot Work Permit
    • 10-2, Completing the Hot Work Procedure
  • 10-2, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 10-2, Summary of Changes
    • 10-3, Purpose
    • 10-3, Scope
    • 10-3, References
    • 10-3, Examples of Hot Work
    • 10-3, Procedure
      • 10-3, Initiating a Hot Work Permit
      • 10-3, Issuing a Hot Work Permit
      • 10-4, Performing Hot Work
      • 10-5, Completing the Hot Work Permit Procedure
    • 10-5, Personnel Responsibilities
      • 10-5, Originator
      • 10-5, Site Maintenance Supervisor, His/Her Designee, or Other Appropriate Personnel
      • 10-6, Cutter/Welder
      • 10-6, Fire Watch
    • 10-6, Training Requirements
      • 10-6, Facility Personnel and Contractors
      • 10-6, Cutter/Welder
      • 10-7, Fire Watch
      • 10-7, Site Maintenance Supervisor, His/Her Designee, or Other Appropriate Personnel
    • 10-7, Forms
    • 10-7, Document Management
      • 10-7, Hot Work Permit
    • 10-7, Personnel
    • 10-7, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 10-8, Guideline for Customizing Hot Work Permit Section to Meet the Requirement of a Specific Facility
      • 10-8, Scope
      • 10-8, References
      • 10-8, Procedures
      • 10-8, Forms
      • 10-8, Document Management
      • 10-8, Personnel

Chapter 11- Contractor Qualifications

  • 11-1, Regulatory
    • 11-1, Purpose
    • 11-1, Regulatory Language
  • 11-2, Required Elements
    • 11-2, Employer Responsibilities
    • 11-3, Contract Employer Responsibilities
    • 11-3, Documentation Requirements
  • 11-3, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 11-3, Summary of Changes
    • 11-4, Purpose
    • 11-4, Scope
    • 11-4, References
    • 11-4, Procedures
      • 11-4, Contractor Selection
      • 11-5, Contractor Awareness - Pre-Bid
      • 11-5, Contractor Awareness - Post-Bid
      • 11-5, Contractor Responsibilities
      • 11-6, Periodic Evaluation
    • 11-6, Forms
      • 11-6, Form CQ-1 (Contractor Questionnaire)
        • 11-6, Organization
        • 11-6, Bidding Interest
        • 11-6, References
        • 11-6, Safety
      • 11-7, Form CQ-2 (Contractor Confirmation Letter)
        • 11-7, Name and Address
        • 11-7, List of Items Delivered
      • 11-7, Form CQ-3 (Contractor Employee Acknowledgment Record)
        • 11-7, Employer and Name
        • 11-7, Training Topics
        • 11-7, Certification
      • 11-7, Form CQ-4 (Contractor Evaluation Inquiry)
        • 11-7, Contractor
        • 11-7, Evaluation Topics
    • 11-15, Document Management
      • 11-15, Approved Bid List
      • 11-15, Pre-Bid and Post-Bid Meetings
      • 11-15, Training
      • 11-15, Contractor Evaluations
      • 11-15, Contractor Injury and Illness Log
    • 11-15, Personnel
      • 11-15, Department Managers, Engineers, and Area Supervisors
      • 11-15, Purchasing Department Representatives
      • 11-15, Safety Department Representatives
      • 11-15, Contractors
    • 11-16, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 11-16, Guideline for Customizing Contractor Qualifications Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 11-16, Scope
      • 11-16, References
      • 11-16, Definitions
      • 11-16, Procedures
      • 11-17, Document Management
      • 11-17, Personnel

Chapter 12- Incident Investigation

  • 12-1, Regulatory
    • 12-1, Purpose
    • 12-1, Regulatory Language
  • 12-2, Required Elements
    • 12-2, Time Constraints
    • 12-2, Investigation Team
    • 12-2, The Investigation
    • 12-2, The Report
    • 12-3, Communication of the Report
  • 12-3, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 12-3, Summary of Changes
    • 12-3, Purpose
    • 12-3, Scope
    • 12-3, References
    • 12-3, Procedures
      • 12-4, Initial Incident Response
      • 12-4, Establish Incident Investigation Team
      • 12-4, Determine the Facts
      • 12-5, Determine the Cause and/or Contributing Factors
      • 12-5, Recommend Corrective and Preventive Actions
      • 12-6, Communicating Results/Follow-up
    • 12-6, Forms
      • 12-6, Form IIR-1A (Incident Summary)
        • 12-6, Reference No.
        • 12-7, Facility Information
        • 12-7, Incident Type
        • 12-7, Primary Source of Release
        • 12-7, Cause(s) Contributing to Release
        • 12-7, Types of Changes Recommended To Prevent Recurrence
        • 12-7, Results of Incident
      • 12-7, Form IIR-1B (Information Needed for EPA's Five-Year Accident History)
      • 12-7, Form IIR-1C (Incident Description)
        • 12-7, Location, Date, Time and Duration
        • 12-7, Circumstances Leading up to Incident
        • 12-7, Events and Actions as Incident Unfolded
      • 12-7, Form IIR-1D (Incident Cause)
        • 12-7, Assessment of Root Cause
        • 12-7, Assessment of Additional Contributing Causes
        • 12-7, Actions of Additional Contributing Causes
        • 12-7, Actions or Circumstances Which Helped
      • 12-7, Form IIR-1E (Approvals, Follow-Up and Reviews)
        • 12-7, Date and Time Team Commenced Investigation
        • 12-7, Team Membership
        • 12-8, Location(s) of Team's Working and Support Documents
        • 12-8, Recommended Changes
        • 12-8, Recommended Employee Reviews
      • 12-8, Form IIR-2A (Close-Out)
        • 12-8, Description of Incident
        • 12-8, Investigation Review Sessions
        • 12-8, Hazard Reduction Actions
    • 12-16, Document Management
      • 12-16, Investigation Team Working and Support Documents
      • 12-16, Investigation Team Weekly Status Reports
      • 12-16, Investigation Report Form IIR-1 (A-E)
      • 12-16, Management of Change Form
      • 12-16, Team Leader's Monthly Status Reports
      • 12-16, Investigation Close-Out Form IIR-2A
      • 12-16, Reference Number Log
    • 12-16, Personnel
    • 12-18, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 12-18, Guideline for Customizing Incident Investigation Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 12-18, Scope
        • 12-18, Quantity of Ammonia Released
        • 12-18, Property Damage
        • 12-18, Fire or Explosion
        • 12-18, Injuries or Deaths
      • 12-18, References
      • 12-18, Definitions
      • 12-19, Procedures
      • 12-19, Forms
      • 12-19, Document Management
      • 12-19, Personnel

Chapter 13- Compliance Audits

  • 13-1, Regulatory
    • 13-1, Purpose
    • 13-1, Regulatory Language
  • 13-1, Required Elements
    • 13-1, Team Members
    • 13-1, Audit Report and Findings
    • 13-2, Documentation Requirements
  • 13-2, Detailed Explanation with Optional Informative Elements
    • 13-2, Summary of Changes
    • 13-2, Purpose
    • 13-2, Scope
    • 13-2, References
    • 13-2, Procedures
      • 13-2, Define the Audit Requirements
      • 13-3, Prepare for the Audit
      • 13-5, Conduct the Audit
      • 13-5, Report on the Audit Findings
      • 13-5, Follow-Up on the Audit Findings
    • 13-6, Forms
      • 13-6, Form Audits-1 (Compliance Audit Certification Page)
      • 13-7, Form Audits-2 (Compliance Audit Report of Findings)
      • 13-7, Compliance Audit Checklists
    • 13-10, Document Management
    • 13-10, Personnel
    • 13-10, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 13-10, Guideline for Customizing Compliance Audits Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 13-11, Scope
      • 13-11, References
      • 13-11, Definitions
      • 13-11, Procedures
      • 13-11, Forms
      • 13-11, Document Personnel
  • 13-13, Attachment 13A, Sample - Audit Plan

Chapter 14- Trade Secrets

  • 14-1, Regulatory
    • 14-1, Summary of Changes
    • 14-1, Purpose
    • 14-1, Scope
    • 14-1, References
    • 14-1, Procedures
    • 14-1, Forms
    • 14-1, Document Management
    • 14-2, Personnel
    • 14-2, Written OSHA Clarifications
    • 14-2, Guideline for Customizing the Trade Secrets Section to Meet the Requirements of a Specific Facility
      • 14-2, Procedures
      • 14-2, Personnel
  • A-1, Appendix A - OSHA Process Safety Management Standard

    • Index-1, Index


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