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Odor-Tech LLC

Parent Companies:
Arkema Delaware Inc.
EPA Facility ID:
100000208321
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
873053763
Parent Company DUNS:
622121697

Location:

Address:
7591 Esler Field Road
Pineville, LA 71360
County:
RAPIDES
Lat / Long:
31.398, -92.309 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Satellite
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
1 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Odor-Tech LLC
Phone:
(318) 767-0821
Address:
7591 Esler Field Road
Pineville, LA 71360
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Jerry T McDonald
Title:
Site Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Jerry T McDonald
Title:
Site Manager
Phone:
(318) 767-0821
24-hour phone:
(318) 625-8323
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Rapides Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
14
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
Never had one
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Storage Loading/Unloading
RMP ID:
1000053719
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (42499)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ethyl mercaptan [Ethanethiol]
75-08-1
180,000
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:
1000043537

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 Storage Loading/Unloading)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Diked area. Approximately 1100 square feet
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 Storage Loading/Unloading)
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
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Storage Loading/Unloading, Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (42499)
Prevention Program ID:
1000045101
Safety Review Date
May 21, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
May 29, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
  • FMEA
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • Process Controls
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
May 19, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
May 20, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
May 21, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 29, 2009, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
May 21, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
May 21, 2014
Pre-startup Review Date
Jan. 1, 2013
Compliance Audit Date
May 3, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
June 2, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
May 21, 2014
Hot Work Review Date
March 5, 2014
Contractor Safety Review Date
March 5, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
March 7, 2014, 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 26, 2013
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 443-5243
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:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

Executive Summary



INTRODUCTION



A Risk Management Plan has been implemented at Odor-Tech LLC's Pineville, Louisiana facility to reduce the risks associated with accidental releases of highly hazardous chemicals. This Risk Management Plan summarizes the managerial, administrative, procedural, and technological controls that work together to minimize the risk to the community of hazardous chemical releases. The plan summary is organized to correspond with specific United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Risk Management Plan definitions and requirements:



Introduction



? Odor-Tech LLC Policies to Protect Health, Environmental, and Safety



? Facility Identification and Regulated Substances in Covered Processes



? Hazard Assessment



? Prevention Program



? Five-Year Accident History



? Emergency Response Plan



Odor-Tech LLC POLICIES FOR HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, AND SAFETY



Odor-Tech LLC is committed to employee, public, and environmental safety by conducting its operations in a safe and responsible manner. This commitment is inherent to a comprehensive risk management program that covers equipment design, installation, operating procedures, preventive maintenance, and employee training associated with processes at the Pineville plant. The Risk Management Plan formalizes the management system that documents these activities.



This commitment to health, environment, and safety (HES) starts with Senior Management. Senior Management routinely dedicates time to review HES matters. This emphasis on safety is carried on at all levels of the plant. The success of the plant?s HES program is also demonstrated by a strong commitment to safety by our employees and site contractors.



Odor-Tech LLC's HES programs include policies, procedures, standards, and guidance materials to ensure our commitment to health, environment, and safety. These materials include Risk Management Program guidance used by our facility in the development and imple
mentation of risk prevention and reduction programs associated with potential accidental releases.



FACILITY IDENTIFICATION AND REGULATED SUBSTANCES IN COVERED PROCESSES



The Odor-Tech LLC. - Pineville facility is located at 7591 Esler Field Road in Pineville, Louisiana. This facility currently receives, stores, blends and ships various natural gas odorants. Ethyl Mercaptan, which is received, stored and shipped at the facility is a regulated substance under 40 CFR 68, the EPA Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule. Ethyl Mercaptan is used as a propane gas odorizer and it can also be used to produce agrichemicals such as biodegradable herbicides and pesticides.



THE GENERAL ACCIDENTAL RELEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM AND CHEMICAL SPECIFIC PREVENTION STEPS



The Odor-Tech LLC Pineville plant has an accidental release prevention program in place to minimize the risk of hazardous chemical releases. This program is designed to address the requirements of the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119. Process Safety Management Standard and the EPA Risk Management Program 40 CFR 68. The accident prevention program includes the following elements and activities:



In-depth process hazard analysis studies for the existing plant by personnel knowledgeable with the process. The team utilizes study techniques approved under the OSHA Process Safety Management Standard.



Written operating procedures that are certified which and are used to train affected personnel to perform their job tasks in a safe manner. All personnel working in a covered process have been certified to work their jobs.



A Management of Change Program to ensure that process operating changes are managed safely and that no additional risks result from the change.



Critical equipment is inspected on a planned, periodic basis to ensure safe operating conditions.



Pre-Startup Safety Reviews are conducted by plant personnel on all changes that affect the Process Safety Information.



Routine investigation of incident
s is conducted as part of continuous improvement.



Routine audits are conducted of the Process Safety Management System to ensure that the standard is being met.



All equipment including, pressure vessels, piping systems, compressors, and instrumentation are designed in accordance with industry codes and standards.



A safety permitting system is in place to control work activity.



FIVE-YEAR ACCIDENT HISTORY



The Odor-Tech LLC facility has not had any accidental releases.



EMERGENCY RESPONSE STATEMENT



The Odor-Tech LLC Pineville facility maintains a written Site Emergency Response Plan. The plan includes the procedures for notifying civil authorities and the public in the event of an accidental release. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are maintained to provide appropriate medical treatment and first aid necessary in response to an accidental human exposure. All employees and contractors are trained in the plan and drills are conducted. The plan provides response guidelines for employee use to respond to liquid spills, gas releases, and fires. The plan is updated as necessary based on review of incidents or drills.