SCS’s Travis Weber discusses best practices to consider to help ensure you have a clear understanding of your states’ EPCRA Tier II Reporting requirements and the accepted submittal method.
The Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was enacted by Congress to assist local communities in protecting public health by requiring facilities to file an annual EPCRA Tier II Report, identifying hazardous chemical inventories maintained at the facility. Submitting Tier II Reports allows the local emergency personnel to be aware of the chemicals that are present within facilities in their jurisdiction, and prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies.
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Stay tuned for Part Two Travis will highlight the most common mistakes that are made when preparing and submitting Tier II reports.
About the Author: Travis Weber’s main area of concentration is risk analysis. He is responsible for the documentation of Process Safety Management Programs (PSM), Risk Management Programs (RMP), and California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) Programs for facilities using regulated substances. This work includes preparing all necessary documentation for compliance with the PSM/RMP/CalARP regulation, and modeling the potential off-site consequences of potential releases, compliance audits, and other environmental study projects for municipal and private clients.