Jensen Feed & Fertilizer - Farm - Executive Summary
Jensen Feed & Fertilizer - FARM |
3 Mi. North, 2 Mi. West of Aurora
1. Facility Policy:
The owners, management and employees of Jensen Feed & Fertilizer 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 department and other authorities to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the release to persons and the environment.
2. Facility Information:
Jensen Feed & Fertilizer is a small independent retail / wholesale facility for fertilizers used in crop production. Crop nutrients including Anhydrous Ammonia, are provided in a clean, easily absorbable form to be sold and distributed to farms.
3. Worst-case release and Alternative release scenarios:
A. The worst-case release scenario would be the release of the total contents of the storage tank over a 10 minute period. The distance to the end point would be 3 miles.
B. The alternative release scenario would be caused from the break in a transfer hose. The distance to the endpoint would be 0.3 miles.
4. Accidental Release Prevention Program
This facility utilizes information provided by the Nebraska Fertilizer and Ag Chem Institute, OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communicationc and 29 CFR 1910.111 Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia as guidelines for accidental release prevention and employee training.
5. Five-year Accident History.
There have been no reportable accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the last five years.
6. Emergency Response Program
The Emergency Action Plan of Jensen Feed and Fertilizer describe
s procedures to minimize hazards to human health and to the environment from fires, explosions, sudden and non-sudden releases of chemicals, spilled chemicals, tornados, bomb threats or other accidents on the premises. Due to the limited number of employees, this information is communicated verbally as allowed in 29 CFR 1910.38(a)(5)(iii).
7. Planned Changes to Improve Safety
Safety improvements are an on-going process at this facility. Periodic evaluations are performed to assess the maintenance and safe condition of our equipment. There are no additional specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations at this time.
8. For further information contact
Clinton K. Jensen 1608 North K Road Aurora NE 68818 Phone 402-694-8477