Lincoln - Walker Products Trailer Parking - Executive Summary

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Jarold W. Boettcher    Telephone (785)738-4181 
President    Fax (785)738-4256 
424 East Elliott 
P.O. Box 486 
Beloit, KS  67420 
For further information contact: Craig Walker, Plant Manager 
Risk Management Plan - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
 1.  The Facility Policy 
   The owners, management, and employees of Joy 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 company, or other 
authorities, to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the release to people and 
the environment. 
 2.  Facility Information 
   - Walker Products Co., 414 S. Sixth Street, Lincoln, KS  67455, (785) 524-4107 
   - The primary activity at the facility is the parking of trailers containing anhydrous ammonia for sale to farmers. 
   - Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for direct application. 
   - The maximum quantity stored would be 40,000 po 
unds in as many as ten (10) ammonia nurse trailers.      
 3.  The worst-case release scenario and the alternative release scenario. 
   a.  The worst-case release scenario would be the release of the total contents of as many as ten ammonia trailers released as a gas over 10 minutes.  The maximum quantity released would 
be 40,000 pounds, which represents the volumes of ten ammonia trailers at 85 percent 
capacity as limited by design standards.  The distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion 
to 200 ppm) is 0.45 miles. 
   b.  The alternative release scenario based on the five-year accident history (or the 
most likely potential incident is a release from a vessel leak.  The distance to the endpoint 
(point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 0.45 miles. 
 4.  The accidental release prevention program. 
   The facility has implemented the provisions of "Safety Requirements for the 
Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia, K-61.1", published by The American 
National Standards Institute, Inc.,  
and the standards of the U.S. Occupational Safety and 
Health Administration (OSHA), 29  CFR 1910.111, "Storage and handling of anhydrous 
 5.  The Five-year Accident History  
   There have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the past five                
   years that: 
        - have caused any deaths, injuries, or significant property damage at the      
                 facility; nor 
        - to our knowledge, have resulted in offsite deaths, injuries, evacuations,        
          sheltering in place, property damage, or environmental damage. 
 6.  The emergency response program. 
   - The facility has: 
   a.  a written emergency action plan, in accordance with OSHA standard, 29 CFR      
   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 e 
mployee training. 
 7.  Planned changes to improve safety. 
   Safety improvement is an on-going process at the facility.  Periodic evaluations 
are performed to assess the maintenance of safe conditions.  There are no additional 
specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for implementation at this time.
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