Local Emergency Planning Committee Guidebook: Understanding the EPA Risk Management Program Rule
DescriptionMembers of the community who serve on LEPC’s are on the frontlines when it comes to responding effectively to incidents that may occur in local facilities handling hazardous materials. This book provides practical, solid information to assist them in formulating effective plans to respond to emergencies and reduce potential risks to the public.
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Developing Understanding: A Summary of the Risk Management Program Rule.
Chapter 3. LEPC Use of Hazard Assessment Information.
Chapter 4. LEPC Use of RMP Emergency Response Plan Information.
Chapter 5. LEPC Use of Prevention Program Information.
Chapter 6. Proactive Aspects of LEPC Involvement in Risk Management.
Chapter 7. Summary and Status of Revision to Regulations.
Appendix A. Text of the EPA Risk Management Program Rule 40 CFR Part 68.
Appendix B. RMP List of Regulated Substances.
Appendix C. Text of the OSHA Process Safety management (PSM) Standard.
Appendix D. Comparison of OSHA and EPA Lists of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Regulated Substances.
Appendix E. Example RMPlan-Propane Industry.