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Inspection Procedures for 29 CFR 1910.120 and 1926.65, Paragraph (q):
Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases

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Federal Directive Number: CPL 02-02-073

Date of Directive: August 27, 2007

This instruction updates policies and provides clarification to ensure uniform enforcement of paragraph (q) of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER), 29 CFR 1910.120 and 1926.65, which covers emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of releases of, hazardous substances without regard to the location of the hazard.

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State Intent to Adopt Adopt Identical Date Adopted URL or Contact
AK Yes Yes 12/27/2007 NA
AZ Yes Yes 01/28/2008 NA
CA No NA NA Vicky Heza
Phone: (714) 558-4411
CT+ Yes Yes 05/23/2008 NA
HI Yes Yes 12/11/2007 NA
IA Yes Yes 9/10/2007 NA
IN Yes Yes 12/01/2007 NA
KY Yes No 03/06/2008 Chuck Stribling
Phone: (502) 564-3070
MD Yes Yes 10/16/2007 NA
MI Yes Yes 11/07/2007 NA
MN Yes No Revisions Pending MNOSHA Compliance
Phone: (651) 284-5050
NC Yes Yes 05/01/2008 NA
NJ+ Yes Yes 11/09/2007 NA
NM Yes Yes 11/02/2007 NA
NV Yes Yes 11/01/2007 NA
NY+ Yes Yes 10/11/2007 NA
OR Yes No 03/01/2008 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Responding to Hazardous Substance Releases (PDF*). Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division, Program Directive: A-206 (2008, March 1).
PR Yes Yes 11/06/2007 NA
SC Yes Yes Revisions Pending NA
TN Yes Yes 10/15/2007 NA
UT Yes Yes 11/16/2007 NA
VA Yes Yes 10/01/2007 NA
VI+ Yes Yes 10/04/2007 NA
VT Yes Yes 01/01/2008 NA
WA Yes No 06/01/2008 Mike Dykstra
Phone: (360) 902-4514
WY Yes Yes 11/09/2007 NA
Total 25 21

+ Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: June 24, 2008]


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