3745-104-29 Program three prevention program: management of change.

(A) The owner or operator shall establish and implement written procedures to manage changes, except for "replacements in kind", to process chemicals, technology, equipment, and procedures; and, changes to stationary sources that affect a covered process.

(B) The procedures shall include all of the following:

(1) The technical basis for the proposed change;

(2) Impact of change on safety and health;

(3) Modifications to operating procedures;

(4) Necessary time period for the change; and

(5) Authorization requirements for the proposed change.

(C) Employees, maintenance and contract employees whose job tasks will be affected by a change in the process shall be informed of, and trained in, the change prior to start-up of the process or affected part of the process.

(D) If a change covered by this paragraph results in a change in the process safety information required by rule 3745-104-24 of the Administrative Code, such information shall be updated accordingly.

(E) If a change covered by this paragraph results in a change in the operating procedures or practices required by rule 3745-104-26 of the Administrative Code, such procedures or practices shall be updated accordingly.

Effective: 01/08/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/22/2009 and 10/23/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3753.02
Rule Amplifies: 3753
Prior Effective Dates: 8/13/99