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RMP Program Elements

Eligibility Requirements for Programs 1, 2, and 3:

For sources with regulated substances at or above the threshold quantities listed under 40 CFR Part 68.130, the requirements for compliance with 112(r) are classified according to the following three Program levels. A source may have different processes eligible for different Program levels, and will need to satisfy the requirements for only that level with all relevant information on each process included in a single RMP.

Program 1: A covered process is eligible for Program 1 if it satisfies all the following:
  1. The process has not had an accidental release of a regulated substance which caused death, injury, response or restoration activities of an environmental receptor in the five year period prior to submittal of an RMP;
  2. No public receptors within endpoints of a worst-case release assessment;
  3. Emergency response has been coordinated with local authorities.
Program 2: The process does not meet the eligibility requirements for Program 1 or Program 3.

Program 3: The process is eligible for Program 3 if it meets the following conditions:
  1. It is subject to the OSHA PSM standard (29 CFR1910.119); or
  2. It is covered by SIC code 2611, 2812, 2819, 2821, 2865, 2869, 2873, 2879, or 2911.
PROGRAM LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

Program 1
Program 2
Program 3
Hazard Assessment
Worst-case analysis
Hazard Assessment
Worst-case analysis
Alternative releases
Hazard Assessment
Worst-case analysis
Alternative releases
5-year Accident History 5-year Accident History 5-year Accident History
Management Program Management Program
Document management system
Management Program
Document management system
Prevention Program: Certify no additional steps needed Prevention Program:

Hazard review
Operating Procedures
Training
Maintenance
Incident Investigation
Compliance audit

Prevention Program:

Hazard review
Operating Procedures
Training
Maintenance
Incident Investigation
Compliance audit
Management of Change
Pre-startup review
Contractors
Employee Participation
Hot Work Permits

Emergency Response Plan:

Coordinate with local responders

Emergency Response Plan:

Develop plan and program

Emergency Response Plan:

Develop plan and program

RMP Contents:

Executive summary
Registration
Worst-case data
5-year accident history
Certification

RMP Contents:

Executive summary
Registration
Worst-case data
5-year accident history
Prevention program
Emergency response
Certification

RMP Contents:

Executive summary
Registration
Worst-case data
5-year accident history
Prevention program
Emergency response
Certification


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