Proposed Combustible Dust Legislation H.R. 691,Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosions and Fires Act of 2013

Proposed Combustible Dust Legislation H.R. 691 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explos (H.R.691) Reintroduced combustible dust bill Relationship to current OSHA Regulations Combustible Dust Policy Institute 1
  • 2. SEC. 3. ISSUANCE OF INTERIM STANDARD ON COMBUSTIBLE DUST. (a) Application and Rulemaking- Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act (b) Application- The interim final standard required under this section shall be based on those portions of the National Fire Protection Association Standards in effect on the date of enactment of this Act that: (1) apply to existing facilities; or (2) call for source and dust emission control technologies, such as ventilation systems that capture fugitive dust, & enclosure of dust generating processes. Combustible Dust Policy Institute 2
  • 3. (c) RequirementsThe interim final standard required under this sectionshall include the following elements: Combustible Dust Policy Institute 3
  • 4. 1. Requirements for hazard assessmentIdentify, evaluate, and 1910.132(d) Hazardcontrol combustible dust assessmenthazards. 1910.119(d) Process safety information. 1910.119(e) Process hazard analysis. Combustible Dust Policy Institute 4
  • 5. 2. Requirements for a written program that includes provisions for:Hazardous dust inspection 1910.39(c)(1) Fire Prevention Plan 1910.39(c)(5) The name or job title of employees responsible for the control of fuel source hazardsTesting 1910.119(d) Process safety informationHot work 1910 Subpart Q Hot Work Combustible Dust Policy Institute 5
  • 6. 2. Requirements for a written program that includes provisions for: continuedIgnition control 1910.39(c)(1) Fire Prevention Plan 1910.39(c)(3) Procedures for regular maintenance of safeguards installed on heat-producing equipment to prevent the accidental ignition of combustible materials 1910.39(c)(4) The name or job title of employees responsible for maintaining equipment to prevent or control sources of ignition or firesHousekeeping 1910.39(c)(2) Procedures to control accumulations of flammable and combustible waste materials 1910.39(c)(5) The name or job title of employees responsible for the control of fuel source hazards. Combustible Dust Policy Institute 6
  • 7. 3. Requirements for engineering controls, administrative controls, and operating proceduresMeans to control fugitive dust 1910.39(c)(2) Procedures to control emissions. accumulations of flammable and combustible waste materialsMeans to control ignition sources. 1910.39(c)(1) Fire Prevention PlanSafe use & maintenance of process 1910.119(f) Operating procedures. equipment. 1910.119(j) Mechanical integritySafe use & maintenance of dust 1910.119(f) Operating procedures. collection systems and filters. 1910.119(j) Mechanical integrity Combustible Dust Policy Institute 7
  • 8. 4. Requirements for workplace inspection and housekeeping to prevent accumulation of combustible dustIn places of employment in such 1910.39(c)(2) Procedures to control depths that it can present accumulations of flammable and explosion, deflagration, or other combustible waste materials fire hazards. 1910.39(c)(5) The name or job title of employees responsible for the control of fuel source hazards.Safe methods of dust removal. 1910.39(c)(1) Fire Prevention Plan Combustible Dust Policy Institute 8
  • 9. 5. Requirements for participation of employees and their representativesHazard assessment 1910.119(c) Employee participation.Development of and 1910.119(c) Employee participation.Compliance with writtenProgram.Incident investigation 1910.119(m) Incident investigation.Other elements of hazard 1910.119(c) Employee participation.management. Combustible Dust Policy Institute 9
  • 10. 6. Requirements to provide written program on:Safety and health information to 1910.1200 Hazard Communication managers and employees and their representativesAnnual training to managers and 1910.1200 Hazard Communication employees and their representativesHousekeeping procedures 1910.39(c)(2) Written program, procedures to control accumulations of flammable and combustible waste materialsHot work procedures 1910 Subpart Q Hot WorkPreventive, predictive, and periodic 1910.119(j) Mechanical integrity maintenance procedures Combustible Dust Policy Institute 10
  • 11. 6. Requirements to provide written program on: continuedCommon ignition sources 1910.39(c)(1) Fire Prevention Plan 1910.39(c)(3) Procedures for regular maintenance of safeguards installed on heat-producing equipment to prevent the accidental ignition of combustible materials 1910.39(c)(4) The name or job title of employees responsible for maintaining equipment to prevent or control sources of ignition or fires.Lock-out, tag-out procedures. 1910.147 Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) Combustible Dust Policy Institute 11
  • 12. Summary Hazard Assessment 1910.132 Fire Prevention Plan (FPP)1910.39 Hazard Communication (HazCom) 1910.1200 Process Safety Management (PSM) 1910.119 Lock-out/Tag-out (LOTO)1910.147 Hot Work 190.252 Combustible Dust Policy Institute 12

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