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House of Raeford

Parent Companies:
EPA Facility ID:
100000213556
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
3867 Second Street
Arcadia, LA 71001
County:
BIENVILLE
Lat / Long:
32.558, -92.944 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Satellite
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
100 m
Horizontal reference datum:
World Geodetic System of 1984
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
House of Raeford
Phone:
(910) 289-3191
Address:
3333 Highway 117 North
Rose Hill, NC 28458
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Vincent Vanbenthuysen
Title:
Refrigeration Supervisor

Emergency contact:

Name:
Vincent Vanbenthuysen
Title:
Refrigeration Supervisor
Phone:
(318) 263-0023
24-hour phone:
(318) 243-7438
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 263-9004
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Bienville Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
800
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:
Aug. 21, 2012
Inspecting Agency:
Ammonia Refrigeration Management Solutions
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Ammonia Refrigeration
RMP ID:
1000068905
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Poultry Processing (311615)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (anhydrous)
7664-41-7
35,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Craig Richter
Address:
3718 Brookvale Court
Kingwood, TX 77345
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(281) 703-6489

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Jan. 11, 2016
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000055097

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 Ammonia Refrigeration)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
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:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Public OCA Chemical (in Ammonia Refrigeration)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
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:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • 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 Ammonia Refrigeration)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown

4. Flammables: Worst-case

None

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Ammonia Refrigeration, Poultry Processing (311615)
Prevention Program ID:
1000057551
Safety Review Date
Sept. 7, 2015, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
Nov. 10, 2015, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if/Checklist
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Tornado
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Backup Pump
  • Excess Flow Device
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • Enclosure
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
June 15, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
May 28, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
May 28, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Aug. 12, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Aug. 4, 2015
Management of Change Review Date
Sept. 7, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
Sept. 7, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
Dec. 13, 2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
June 1, 2016
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Dec. 13, 2013
Hot Work Review Date
Sept. 5, 2015
Contractor Safety Review Date
Sept. 5, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Sept. 5, 2015, 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:
April 15, 2015
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(866) 853-6580
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

RMP Executive Summary



1.0 Anhydrous Ammonia



House of Raeford processes and freezes poultry products for distribution. Approximately 35,000 lbs. of ammonia is contained within two systems located on site. A Risk Management Plan has been developed as required and is maintained in order to reduce the possibility of an accidental release of ammonia from the system.



2.0 Accidental Release Prevention Program and steps



House of Raeford complies with rules and regulations that pertain to the safe storage and use of anhydrous ammonia. Specific regulations include: OSHA Process Safety Management rule; OSHA Waste Operations and Emergency Response;OSHA Hazard Communications; OSHA Employee Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plans;EPA Risk Management Plans; and IIAR guidelines.



Specific prevention steps that have been implemented to increase the safety of operation of the ammonia refrigeration system include:

*Operator refresher training

*Routine Preventative Maintenance

*Proper refrigeration equipment and piping labeling

*Safe Work Practices



3.0 Five Year Accident History



No releases or accidents have been reported at this facility within the last 5 years.



4.0 Recent improvements at the House of Raeford facility



*Update of Written PSM Program

*Update of all Standard Operating Procedures

*Update of Process Safety Information Calculations

*Addition of new management in the refrigeration department.