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Libbey Glass, Inc

Parent Companies:
Libbey Glass, Inc
EPA Facility ID:
100000105209
Other ID:
71109LBBYG4302J
Facility DUNS:
8050726
Parent Company DUNS:
152845202

Location:

Address:
4302 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71109
County:
CADDO
Lat / Long:
32.469, -93.799 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Libbey Glass, Inc
Phone:
(318) 621-0209
Address:
4302 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71109
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Lacey A. Blalock
Title:
EH&S Specialist

Emergency contact:

Name:
Lacey A. Blalock
Title:
EH&S Specialist
Phone:
(318) 621-0298
24-hour phone:
(318) 621-0209
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 621-0209
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Caddo-Bossier OEP
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
1,100
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
0500-00004-VO
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Thomas Gas Storage
RMP ID:
49206
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing (32721)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
130,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Lacey Blalock
Address:
4302 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71109
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(318) 621-0298

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 21, 2004
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
34118

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source reduced inventory of all regulated substances below TQs
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 Thomas Gas Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
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 Thomas Gas Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

Thomas Gas Storage, Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing (32721)
Prevention Program ID:
18952
Safety Review Date
June 9, 2004, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
  • Floods
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Grounding Equipment
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 12, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 10, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Feb. 11, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 18, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 27, 2002
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2002
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
, since latest RMP submission

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
No
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
No
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
None
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 425-5351
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
Yes
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

Accident Release Prevention Program Emergency Response Policy

It is the policy of Libbey Glass, Inc Shreveport, Louisiana facility management to implement the requirements of this Risk Management Program (RMP) in accordance with the USEPA regulations under 40 CFR Part 68 and with the corresponding regulations under 29 CFR 1910.119, OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) program. The objective is to minimize the risk of a release of a hazardous material and if a release occurs, to minimize the potential impact to Libbey's employees, the public and the environment. This objective will be accomplished by utilizing general good operating procedures, providing appropriate training to all employees, and coordingating response activities, as necessary, with the local emergency providers.

Libbey's management is committed to providing the resources necessary to implement this policy.

Facility Description

The Libbey Glass, Shreveport, Louisiana facility combines raw materials to produce glassware. The raw materials used in the processes include various dry ingredients that are melted in a furnace and then pressed or blown into various shapes of ware. Support operations include a Flammable Mixture (Thomas Gas C-53) gas system, limited quantities of hydrogen and acetylene and administrative offices.

One chemical is utilized at the facility, in sufficient quantities to be subject to the requirements of 40 CFR Part 68, RMP and 29 CFR 1910.119, PSM. The chemical, Flammable Mixture (Thomas Gas C-53) is used to lubricate molds in the forming department. The gas is burned and the resulting residue (soot) is deposited on the mold and acts as a lubricant to keep the hot glass from adhering to the mold. Thomas Industrial Gasses, Inc. preforms all transport unloading operations and supplies the Thomas Gas C-53. This system includes one (1) 30,000 gallon tank filled to a maximum of 91% of capacity. One (1) additional 30,000 gallon tank is also onsite, however, it has been emptied and
disconnected and is no longer a part of the operating system. For the purposes of this Plan, the tables and information provided in the EPA, "Risk Management Program Guidance for Propant Storage Facilities," is used as a conservative approach, since Thomas Gas C-53 is slightly heavier and less flammable than propane.

A 4,675 hydrogen tank at the facility holds about 2,200 pounds when kept at 86% full. Portable acetylene tanks used for torch cutting are stored in a rack or ditributed as needed throughout the facility.

Five Year Accident History

Libbey has not had a release of Flammable Mixture (Thomas Gas C-53) from this facility that has affected the public or the environment.

Emergency Response Program

Libbey has contract personnel, Ever Safe Response (ESR) trained in emergency response available to the facility 24 hours per day, seven days per week. These personnel receive training on emergency procedures and response techniques. In addition, the Caddo Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), Caddo-Bossier Office of Emergency Preparedness, will respond to an offsite emergency.

Planned Changes to Improve Safety

Libbey, Inc completes a throrough review of the Flammable Mixture (Thomas Gas C-53) systems each time a design change is implemented. The system is also evaluated each time the PHA is revised. Libbey is committed to using these methods to implement ways to improve the safety of these systems.