You must secure against unauthorized entry into each outdoor location of operation and each building or structure at the facility where regulated operations were conducted that contains or is contaminated with regulated substances by providing entry barriers, posting warning signs, and maintaining security measures as provided in this rule.
(A) What are the acceptable methods of providing entry barriers? You must use one or more of the following methods:
(1) Board, lock, or use other means to secure all windows, doors, and other potential means of entry;
(2) Provide fencing;
(3) Provide lighting and a surveillance system;
(4) Provide security through the employment of a guard or security service; or
(5) Demonstrate to the satisfaction of the director that the proposed security measures secure against unauthorized entry into each building or structure at the facility where regulated operations were conducted that contains or is contaminated with regulated substances and each outdoor location of operation.
(B) What are the requirements for posting warning signs? You must post warning signs in publicly visible locations about each building or structure and each outdoor location of operation. Minimally, you must post warning signs at all facility access locations. You must have enough warning signs to alert persons that the building, structure, or outdoor location contains or is contaminated with regulated substances. These warning signs must prohibit trespassing and state: "The building, structure, or outdoor location of operation contains or is contaminated with regulated substances that may endanger public health or safety if released into the environment." Additionally, each warning sign must comply with the following requirements:
(1) It must be posted on or near the building, structure, or outdoor location that contains or is contaminated with a regulated substance;
(2) It must include the words "No Smoking" if the warning sign is posted on or near a building, structure, or outdoor location that contains ignitable regulated substances;
(3) All writing on each warning sign must be legible from a distance of at least twenty-five feet; and
(4) It must be constructed to withstand weathering, and be firmly affixed to secure against removal.
(C) How must I maintain security measures? You must maintain entry barriers and warning signs required in paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule by doing the following:
(1) You must inspect entry barriers and warning signs at least every seven days, or as agreed upon in writing by the director, the county sheriff's department, or the local police department;
(2) You must record the condition of each entry barrier, security measure, and warning sign in an inspection log. You must show the log to the director if he requests it; and
(3) You must repair or replace any damaged, lost, or removed entry barrier, warning sign, or other security measure promptly after you discover it is damaged or missing.
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/30/2011 and 08/30/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3752.03
Rule Amplifies: 3752.07
Prior Effective Dates: 09/30/1996, 02/20/2001 )