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Arclin USA, Inc.

Parent Companies:
Arclin Canada Ltd
EPA Facility ID:
100000154405
Other ID:
71483CHMBNHIGHW
Facility DUNS:
9420126
Parent Company DUNS:
255298184

Location:

Address:
344 Tannehill Rd.
Dodson, LA 71422
County:
WINN
Lat / Long:
32.039, -92.655 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Digital map source (TIGER)
Description:
Administrative Building
Horizonal accuracy:
1 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Joe Meyers
Phone:
(318) 628-2139
Address:
344 Tannehill Rd.
Dodson, LA 71422
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Todd Hughes
Title:
HSE Coordinator

Emergency contact:

Name:
Joe Meyers
Title:
Plant Manager
Phone:
(318) 628-2139
24-hour phone:
(318) 471-0829
Ext or PIN:
238

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Winn Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
39
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:
March 18, 2008
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

WF-1
RMP ID:
1000053739
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
2,765,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
WF-2
RMP ID:
1000053740
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
3,430,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
K1W
RMP ID:
1000053741
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
49,175
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
K5W
RMP ID:
1000053742
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
40,440
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
K7W
RMP ID:
1000053743
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
49,175
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
K4W
RMP ID:
1000053744
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
15,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
K3W
RMP ID:
1000053745
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Formaldehyde (solution)
50-00-0
20,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 9, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000043554

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: 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 WF-2)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
37.0
Physical state:
Liquid
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Dikes
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
not considered:
  • Enclosures

3. Toxics: 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 WF-1)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
37.0
Physical state:
Liquid
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.50
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Dikes
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
not considered:
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • Emergency shutdown
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers

4. Flammables: Worst-case

None

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

WF-1, All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045113
Safety Review Date
Aug. 24, 2011, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 11, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Reduced Inventory
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 30, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
March 19, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 21, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
May 12, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
WF-2, All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045114
Safety Review Date
Aug. 24, 2011, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 11, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 21, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
March 19, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 21, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
March 21, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
March 19, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
April 30, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
K1W, Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045115
Safety Review Date
April 6, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 24, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
  • Deluge System
  • Enclosure
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 29, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 7, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 11, 2013
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
March 10, 2009
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
Dec. 17, 2012
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Feb. 28, 2013
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
K5W, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045116
Safety Review Date
April 6, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 24, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
  • Deluge System
  • Enclosure
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Sept. 2, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 29, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 7, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Jan. 22, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
Feb. 12, 2013
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
Nov. 4, 2013
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2013
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
K7W, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045117
Safety Review Date
April 6, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 24, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
  • Deluge System
  • Enclosure
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 29, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 7, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 11, 2013
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
Sept. 21, 2011
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
Oct. 21, 2013
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2013
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
K4W, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045119
Safety Review Date
April 6, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 24, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
  • Deluge System
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Sept. 2, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 29, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 6, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Feb. 12, 2013
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
May 30, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 13, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
K3W, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing (325211)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045118
Safety Review Date
April 6, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
July 24, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • Process Parameters
  • Process Controls
  • Process Detection
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Sept. 2, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Nov. 29, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 6, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Jan. 22, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
Aug. 1, 2013
Pre-startup Review Date
Feb. 12, 2013
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 14, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
Dec. 29, 2013
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 31, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 1, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
June 14, 2013
Contractor Safety Review Date
June 14, 2013, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Feb. 1, 2013, 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:
Sept. 24, 2013
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 628-1160
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
Yes
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

Risk Management Plan

Executive Summary





The Risk Management Program at Arclin USA, Inc, Dodson, Louisiana facility, incorporates a Risk management Plan that assimilates the following elements:



HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY POLICY



Arclin's long-term development is secured through the way we handle Health, Safety, Environment and Quality matters. This policy is for us the basic trust between Arclin and our stakeholders.



We will

- ensure that health and safety are our first priority;

- minimise harmful environmental impacts;

- base our work on openness and continuous improvement;

- develop products, services and operations with consistent quality, which are environmentally preferred and safe;

- implement this policy according to the agreed health, safety, environment and quality management system based on ISO or equivalent standards.



We review our performance against our objectives and targets and update the Environmental Management System as appropriate.



This policy shall be communicated to all employees and made available to the public.



Facility Information

The primary activities at Arclin are the manufacture of formaldehyde and the production of specialty resins. Formaldehyde is produced from the processing of methanol delivered to the plant via rail car. The maximum quantity of formaldehyde in storage in one vessel is 125,000 gallons at a concentration of 54% by weight.



Accidental Release Prevention Program

All covered processes at Arclin are in Program 3 and meet the requirements of the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) program. The existing OSHA PSM-required accidental release prevention program meets nearly all RMP requirements. Where the programs differ, the Arclin program elements have been modified to incorporate RMP issues. An example would be that the compliance audit procedures required as part of Arclin's PSM program have been modified to include evaluations of the RMP implementation. Another exa
mple would be that pre-startup review procedures have been modified to incorporate reevaluation of the facility accident scenarios to determine whether the worst case and alternative case scenarios for releases are still consistent with the design and operation of the process being started.



Five Year Accident History

Arclin has had no accidental releases of formaldehyde in the last five years that have caused any deaths, injuries, or significant property damage at the facility nor have there been any accidents which led to off-site deaths, injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place, property or environmental damage.



Emergency Response Program

Arclin has established a facility emergency response plan that meets the requirements of both the OSHA PSM program and the EPA RMP program. This response plan describes the procedures for informing the public and local emergency response agencies of a release, provides documentation of proper first-aid and emergency medical treatment for accidental exposures, and procedures and measures for emergency response after a release. Local emergency response and medical treatment personnel have worked with Arclin to provide for the safe control and treatment of releases of formaldehyde. Arclin employees receive mandatory training on emergency response procedures and emergency response equipment use, inspection, testing, and maintenance. Emergency response procedures are reevaluated as part of the management of change and pre-startup review requirements of the PSM and RMP programs.