Last Update: 11/7/07

Chapter 173-180 WAC

FACILITY OIL HANDLING STANDARDS

WAC Sections

PART A: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicability of this chapter.
Purpose.
Authority.
Definitions.
Compliance with federal rule or law.
Inspections.
Recordkeeping.
Threat of a spill.
Oil spills.
Work hours.
Personnel qualifications.
Noncompliance.
Equivalent compliance plan.
Severability.
PART B: OIL TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS
Applicability of Part B.
Oil transfer equipment at Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 facilities.
Requirements for Class 4 facilities only.
Advance notice of transfer for Class 1, 2, and 3 facilities.
Transfer containment and recovery requirements.
Rate A prebooming requirements and Rate A alternative measures requirements.
Rate B prebooming requirements and Rate B alternative measures requirements.
Compliance schedule for prebooming and alternative measures for Rate A and Rate B transfers.
Safe and effective threshold determination report.
Providing safe vessel access.
Preloading or cargo transfer plan requirement.
Pretransfer conference.
Communications.
Oil transfer procedures.
Emergency shutdown.
PART C: DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CLASS 1 FACILITIES
Applicability of Part C.
Transmission pipeline transfer requirements.
Secondary containment requirements for aboveground storage tanks.
Storage tank requirements.
Transfer pipeline requirements.
PART D: OPERATIONS MANUAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASS 1 AND CLASS 2 FACILITIES
Applicability of Part D.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual preparation.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual format requirements.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual content requirements.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual submittal.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual review and approval.
Class 1 facility—Operations manual updates.
Class 1 facility—Submitting the operations manual for reapproval.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual preparation.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual format requirements.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual content requirements.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual submittal.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual review and approval.
Class 2 facility—Operations manual updates.
PART E: TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION FOR CLASS 1 AND CLASS 2 FACILITIES
Applicability of Part E.
Class 1 facility—Training requirements.
Class 1 facility—Certification program.
Class 1 facility—Minimum criteria for certification programs.
Class 1 facility—Training and certification program approval.
Class 2 facility—Oil transfer training requirements.
Class 2 facility—Certification program.
Class 2 facility—Certification of personnel.
Class 2 facility—Program approval.
Class 2 facility—Minimum requirements for a certification program.
PART F: PREVENTION PLANS FOR CLASS 1 FACILITIES
Applicability of Part F.
Plan preparation.
Plan format requirements.
Plan content requirements.
Plan submittal.
Plan review and approval.
Plan maintenance and use.
Plan update timeline.
PART G: OIL TRANSFER RESPONSE PLANS
Applicability of Part G.
Class 1 facility—Contingency plans.
Class 2 facility—Oil transfer response plans.
Class 2 facility—Contents of the oil transfer response plan (response plan).
Class 2 facility—Response plan submittal.
Class 2 facility—Response plan review and approval.
Class 2 facility—Response plan update and timeline.
Class 2 facility—Response plan maintenance and use.
PART H: DRILL PROGRAM
Applicability of Part H.
Type of drills.
Unannounced drills for Class 2 facilities.
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