WHR Services Inc. - Executive Summary

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                                W . H. R. Services 
     For further information contact: Wayne Rhinehart , Manager 
Risk Management Plan - Executive Summary 
1. The Facility Policy 
       The owners and managment are committed to the prevention of any accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia. If an accidental release should occur , the facility is prepared to work with the local fire company , or other authorities , to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the releaseto people and the environment.  
2. Facility Information  
       The primary activity at the facility is the storage and blending of fertilizers for sale to farmers. 
      - Anhydrous ammonia is received , stored and distributed for direct application .  
      - The maximum quantity stored would be 51000 pounds in our 12000 gallon storage tank.  
3. The worst -case release scenario and alternative release scenario 
       a. The worst- case release scenario would be the releaseof the total contents of the stora 
ge tank released as gas for 10 minutes . The maximum quanity released would be 44000 pounds , which represents the volume of the storage tank at 85 percent capacity as limited by design standards. The distance to the end point ( point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 1.1 miles.  
        b. The alternative release scenario is based on the most likely potential incident is a release from a break in a transfer hose . The distance to the endpoint ( point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is .22 miles. 
4.  The accidental release prevention program. 
         The facilityhas implemented the provisions of " Safety Requirements for the storage and handling of Anhydrous Ammonia , K-611" published by the American National Standards Institute , Inc. and the standards of the U.S. Occupational Safety an Health Administration ( OSHA ) , 29 CFR 1910.111 , Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia .  
5. The Five-year Accident History  
          Ther have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the p 
ast five years that have caused any deaths , injuries, or significant property damage at the facilit; 
           nor to our knowledge have resulted in offsite deaths, injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place, property damage or enviromental damage. 
6.The emergency response program 
           The facility has: 
          a. a written emergency action plan, in accordace with OSHA standard, 29 CFR1910.38; 
          b. provided state and local authorities the emergency planning and community right to know information as required under SARA Title III (EPCRA) 
           c. a written emergency response program , in accordance with OSHA standard , 29 CFR 1910.120 , including pre-emergency planning and employee training. 
7. Planned changes to mprove safety 
            Safety improvement is an on-going process at the facility. Periodic evaluations are preformed to assess the maintenance of the safe conditions . There are no additional specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for  
implementation at this time.
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