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AEROPRES CORPORATION - SIBLEY, LA

Parent Companies:
AEROPRES CORPORATION
EPA Facility ID:
100000061862
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
62922133
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
773 N MAIN
SIBLEY, LA 71073
County:
WEBSTER
Lat / Long:
32.554, -93.293 (Get map)
Method:
GPS Code Measurements (Psuedo Range) Precise Positioning Service
Description:
Storage Tank
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
AEROPRES CORPORATION
Phone:
(318) 221-6282
Address:
P O BOX 78588
SHREVEPORT, LA 71137 -8588
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
DAVID WHITLOW
Title:
DIRECTOR OF SAFETY AND TRAINING

Emergency contact:

Name:
CASEY RHYMES
Title:
PLANT MANAGER
Phone:
(318) 371-6404
24-hour phone:
(800) 424-9300
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 371-6400
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Webster Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
35
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
April 24, 2017
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

LPG Storage
RMP ID:
1000079613
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Isobutane [Propane, 2-methyl]
75-28-5
1,785,554
No
Butane
106-97-8
1,847,942
No
Propane
74-98-6
1,879,574
No
Difluoroethane [Ethane, 1,1-difluoro-]
75-37-6
1,101,437
No
Methyl ether [Methane, oxybis-]
115-10-6
610,700
No
Isopentane [Butane, 2-methyl-]
78-78-4
244,000
No
Pentane
109-66-0
80,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
May 11, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Revised PHA / Hazard Review due to process change (40 CFR 68.190(b)(5))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000063437

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: Worst-case

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in LPG Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in LPG Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain

6. Five-year accident history

Aug. 31, 2015 at 11:15
ID:
1000049058
NAICS:
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Duration:
5 hours
Chemicals involved:
  • Butane
  • Pentane
  • Difluoroethane [Ethane, 1,1-difluoro-]
Release events:
Gas release
Fire
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
3.5 miles/h SE
Temperature:
85.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
Precipitation present:
No
Unknown weather conditions:
No
On-site impacts
Deaths of employees or contractors:
0
Deaths of public responders:
0
Deaths of public:
0
Injuries of employees or contractors:
1
Injuries of public responders:
0
Injuries of public:
0
Property damage:
$200000
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
25
Sheltered-in-place:
0
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
Initiating event:
Human Error
Contributing factors:
  • Human error
  • Improper procedure
Off-site responders notified:
Notified and Responded
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Improved/upgraded equipment
  • Revised training
  • Revised operating procedures
  • New process controls
  • Revised emergency response plan
  • Reduced inventory

7. Prevention: Program level 3

LPG Storage, Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Prevention Program ID:
1000066951
Safety Review Date
April 28, 2017, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
Feb. 9, 2017, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
  • Tornado
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Excess Flow Device
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
  • Deluge System
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None Recommended
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
Procedure Review Date
May 5, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
March 15, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
July 16, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 24, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 1, 2016
Management of Change Review Date
Jan. 14, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
March 10, 2017
Compliance Audit Date
Feb. 16, 2017
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
June 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Aug. 31, 2015
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
June 1, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
Jan. 14, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
Jan. 14, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Jan. 14, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 9, 2017, since latest RMP submission

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
Feb. 6, 2013
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 377-8222
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

AEROPRES CORPORATION EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



1. Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Reponse Policies:

This facility handles Liquefied Petroleum Gases (isopentane, propane, isobutane, and normal butane), dimethyl ether and difluoroethane that are considered hazardous by the EPA. These are flammable gases, so it is necessary to follow safety precautions during handling to prevent human exposure and reduce health threats to our workers and the nearby community. Aeropres Corporation will strictly adhere to all Federal, State and Local rules and regulations.



Safety depends on:

(a) The manner in which we handle these products;

(b) The safety devices inherent in the design of the facility;

(c) Operating and maintenance procedures, and

(d) Employee training.



Our emergency response program details employee responsibilities, actions and includes procedures for notification of the local fire authority and the LEPC to notify potentially affected neighbors.



2. The Stationary Source and Regulated Substances handled:



The primary purpose of this facility is to:

(a) Receive and store Liquefied Petroleum Gases, Difluoroethane, and Dimethyl ether;

(b) Remove trace contaminates;

(c) Blend these product to customer specification; and

(d) Ship the finished products to our customers via truck and rail.



Our customers use this product as propellant in aerosois. Access to the facility is restricted to authorized facility employees, authorized management personnel and authorized contractors.



3. The General Accidental Release Prevention Program and the Specific Prevention Stops:

This facility complies with all Federal, State and Local rules and regulations. The facility was designed and constructed in accordance with NFPA-58 and ASME codes and regulations. All employees are thoroughly trained on the characteristics and handling of propane.



4. Five-Year Accident History:

There have been no accidents at this facility.



5. The Emergency Response Pr
ogram:

A detailed emergency response program has been developed and sent to the Webster Parish LEPC.



6. Planned Changes to Improve Safety:

There are no plans for changes at this time.