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Delta Terminal Services, LLC (Metaire Warehouse)

Parent Companies:
Delta Terminal Services, LLC
EPA Facility ID:
100000188432
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
838050581
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
309 Jefferson Highway
Jefferson, LA 70121
County:
JEFFERSON
Lat / Long:
29.970, -90.132 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Delta Terminal Services, LLC
Phone:
(504) 340-4911
Address:
P. O. Box 581
Harvey, LA 70059 -0581
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
James Pasternak
Title:
Terminal Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
James Pasternak
Title:
Terminal Manager
Phone:
(504) 371-7203
24-hour phone:
(504) 220-7234
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Jefferson Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
5
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
Yes
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
Never had one
Using Predictive Filing:
Yes

Processes:

Transfer & Storage
RMP ID:
62947
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Other Warehousing and Storage (49319)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Isopropylamine [2-Propanamine]
75-31-0
1,069,000
No
Dimethylamine [Methanamine, N-methyl-]
124-40-3
1,435,750
No
Cyclohexylamine [Cyclohexanamine]
108-91-8
130,000
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:
Aug. 29, 2005
Type:
Correction of existing RMP
Reason:
Additional information supplied
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
43701

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source terminated operations
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 Transfer & Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Liquid
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
60.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Dikes
not considered:
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps

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 Transfer & Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Liquid
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Dikes
not considered:
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Neutralization
not considered:
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown

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 Transfer & 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 Transfer & Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Dikes
not considered:
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

Dec. 6, 2004 at 14:15
ID:
6813
NAICS:
Other Warehousing and Storage (49319)
Duration:
1 minutes
Chemicals involved:
  • Dimethylamine [Methanamine, N-methyl-]
Release events:
Liquid spills/evaporation
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
5.0 miles/h NW
Temperature:
75.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
D
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:
$0
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
0
Sheltered-in-place:
0
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
  • none
Initiating event:
Human Error
Contributing factors:
  • Human error
  • Improper procedure
Off-site responders notified:
No, not notified
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Revised training
  • Revised operating procedures

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Transfer & Storage, Other Warehousing and Storage (49319)
Prevention Program ID:
36726
Safety Review Date
July 6, 2004, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
June 17, 2004, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Overpressurization
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • Sprinkler System
  • Dikes
  • Fire Walls
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None Recommended
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Aug. 28, 2005, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
July 6, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
July 15, 2005, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
July 15, 2005, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
June 8, 2005
Management of Change Review Date
July 15, 2005
Pre-startup Review Date
July 6, 2004
Compliance Audit Date
None
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
Incident Investigation Date
Dec. 6, 2004
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 23, 2004
Participation Plan Review Date
March 1, 2005
Hot Work Review Date
July 6, 2004
Contractor Safety Review Date
July 6, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
July 6, 2004, since latest RMP submission

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
No
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:
July 6, 2004
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(911) 000-0000
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

August 2, 2005 (Revision 2 Corrections)

July 29, 2005 (Revision 2)

The purpose of Revision 2, is to add Cyclohexylamine (Toxic) modeling, which was ommited in previous submittals, into the program. RMPComp software was used, in Revision 2, to conduct the modeling for Cyclohexylamine, Monoisopropylamine and Dimethylamine.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) developed the Risk Management Program (RMP) rule (40 CFR 68) to assist facilities in preventing accidental releases of highly toxic or flammable chemicals. The RMP established three levels of requirements for the program. Programs 1 and 2 are for facilities that pose less risk to the environment and therefore have reduced compliance requirements. Program 1 is designed for "no impact" facilities and has the fewest requirements, while Program 3 is the most stringent of the three levels.

The program level for each facility is determined by:
Use of regulated substances in threshold quantity
Impact of an off-site public receptor (e.g., residence, school, park)
North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code
Five-year accident history
OHSA PSM (29 CFR 1910.119) applicability.

Delta Terminal Services (Jefferson) is regulated under Program 3 requirements under 40 CFR 68.10 because:
The facility stores monoisopropylamine (MIPA), Dimethylamine (DMA) and Cyclohexylamine (CHA) in excess of the threshold quanitites.
A release from this facility could impact an offsite public Receptor (residence).
It is subject to the OSHA PSM rule.

40 CFR Part 68 Subpart G applies to an owner or operator of a stationary source that has more than a threshold quantity of a regulated substance in a process, as determined under 40 CFR 68.115, Delta Terminal Services (Jefferson) stores more than the threshold quantity of monoisopropylamine (MIPA)(5,000 lbs.); Dimethylamine (DMA)(10,000 lbs) and Cyclohexylamine (CHA)(15,000 lbs.).

Therefore, De
lta Terminal Services (Jefferson) is required to submit a Risk Management Plan (RMP). Delta Terminal Services (Jefferson) receives railcar and tank truck shipments of MIPA and IPA, the largest of which can store approximately 155,000 lbs. at any one time. Currently, 55 gallon drums of Cyclohexylamine are part of the filling operation but are received full for storage in the warehouse. However, a worse case and alternate release for CHA is addressed in this Revision 2.

Delta Terminal Services is committed to operating in a safe and compliant manner. Employees involved in operating monoisopropylamine, dimethylamine and cyclohexylamine activities are thoroughly trained to identify and understand the hazards posed by this the transfer process. Process safety and emergency response materials are kept on site and periodically reviewed. Materials include information pertaining to the hazards of the aforementioned products, process technology, process equipment, and emergency response procedures.

The facility is required to complete one worst-case release scenario per hazardous substance handled [68.165(a)(2)] to determine program applicability. Delta Terminal Services had previously chosen to use the U.K. HSE TNT Equivalency Method to determine the distance to an overpressure to determine offsite impacts. However RMPComp is used in Revision 2 to determine all offsite ipacts.

The facility maintains written process safety information to enable employees involved in handling these chemicals to identify and understand the hazards posed by this process. Written information includes physical properties, health risks associated, and material safety data sheets.