Prestartup safety review.
(1) The employer shall perform a prestartup safety review for new facilities and for modified facilities when the modification is significant enough to require a change in the process safety information.
(2) The prestartup safety review shall confirm that prior to the introduction of highly hazardous chemicals to a process:
(a) Construction and equipment is in accordance with design specifications;
(b) Safety, operating, maintenance, and emergency procedures are in place and are adequate;
(c) For new facilities, a process hazard analysis has been performed and recommendations have been resolved or implemented before startup; and modified facilities meet the requirements contained in management of change, WAC 296-67-045
(d) Training of each employee involved in operating a process has been completed.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17
RCW. WSR 92-17-022 (Order 92-06), § 296-67-033, filed 8/10/92, effective 9/10/92.]