How often are you required to attend SPCC training?

How often are you required to attend SPCC training?

once annually
Yes, it may be common sense to some, but it’s not a guarantee. It’s also absolutely required to happen at least once annually, and not conducting training will get you some hefty violations from the USEPA. Just having an SPCC Plan is not enough. You need to conduct annual SPCC training.

What is SPCC training?

SPCC Compliance Manager™ Our 2-Day SPCC training course prepares you to effectively develop Spill Prevention, Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) plans and manage compliance for your facility.

How long is a SPCC good for?

five years
You must review your Plan every five years to include any changes in oil storage or spill prevention procedures or equipment at your facility.

Who needs SPCC training?

EPA’s SPCC regulation (found at 40 CFR 112.7) require that the owner or operator of a facility subject to SPCC regulations train all “oil-handling” personnel (see inset). No deviation from this requirement is allowed, even if your plan is signed by a Professional Engineer.

What is required in a SPCC plan?

The SPCC rule requires facilities to develop, maintain, and implement an oil spill prevention plan, called an SPCC Plan. These Plans help facilities prevent oil spill, as well as control a spill should one occur.

What does an SPCC plan contain?

What does SPCC stand for?

spill prevention, control, and countermeasure
SPCC stands for spill prevention, control, and countermeasure. It is a system designed to provide instructions to companies that work with large amounts of oil. One gallon of oil spilled into water can contaminate up to one million gallons of water, which is why it is so important to have the right processes in place.

How many response planning levels are in a facility response plan?

16 Critical Components Of Facility Response Plans (FRPs) Updated periodically and resubmitted for approval for each significant change to the facility.

Is an SPCC plan required to be filed with the EPA?

Although the plan fulfills requirements set by the EPA, you do not need to submit it to the EPA. You must, however, maintain SPCC Plans at any facility that is normally attended at least four hours per day.

What does a SPCC plan contain?

What triggers an SPCC?

SPCC applies to a facility that: Stores, transfers, uses or consumes oil or oil products, such as diesel fuel, gasoline, lube oil, hydraulic oil, adjuvant oil, crop oil, vegetable oil or animal fat; and.

Who is responsible for certifying the SPCC plan?

SPCC Plans must be prepared in accordance with the applicable requirements of 40 CFR Part 112 and must be certified by a licensed Professional Engineer (PE).

What is SPCC 40 CFR Part 112?

SPILL PREVENTION, CONTROL, AND COUNTERMEASURE (SPCC) REGULATION 40 CFR part 112 A Facility Owner/Operator’s Guide to Oil Pollution Prevention OIL POLLUTION PREVENTION Oil spills endanger public health, impact drinking water, devastate natural resources, and disrupt the economy.

What are the requirements for preparing a SPCC plan?

Every SPCC Plan must be prepared in accordance with good engineering practices. Every SPCC Plan must be certified by a Professional Engineer unless the owner/operator is able to, and chooses to, self- certify the Plan (see section 7).

Where can I find the SPCC rule?

Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act) in 1974. The rule may be found at Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 112. 1. Who is covered by the SPCC Rule?

What is an SPCC plan and why is it important?

The owner or operator of the facility must develop and implement an SPCC Plan that describes oil handling operations, spill prevention practices, discharge or drainage controls, and the personnel, equipment and resources at the facility that are used to prevent oil spills from reaching navigable waters or adjoining shorelines.