3745-65-37 Arrangements/agreements with local authorities.

(A) The owner or operator must attempt to make the following arrangements, as appropriate for the type of waste handled at the facility and the potential need for the services of these organizations:

(1) Arrangements to familiarize police, fire departments, and local and Ohio EPA emergency response teams with the layout of the facility, properties of hazardous waste handled at the facility and associated hazards, places where facility personnel would normally be working, entrances to roads inside the facility, and possible evacuation routes;

(2) Where more than one police and fire department may respond to an emergency, agreements designating primary emergency authority to a specific police and a specific fire department, and agreements with any others to provide support to the primary emergency authority;

(3) Agreements with the Ohio EPA emergency response team, emergency response contractors, and equipment suppliers; and (4) Arrangements to familiarize local hospitals with the properties of hazardous waste handled at the facility and the types of injuries or illnesses which could result from fires, explosions, or releases of hazardous waste or hazardous waste [constituents] at the facility.

(B) Where local authorities decline to enter into such agreements or arrangements, the owner or operator must document such refusal in the operating record.

Eff 4-15-81; 1-7-83; 12-7-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 3734.12
Rule amplifies: RC 3734.12
R.C. 119.032 review dates: Exempt