EPA Update for Region 7

EPA Update for Region 7

Our safety day in Kansas City, Kansas this last week was another great event.  We had over 250 different participants and 29 vendors representing.  This year Jodi Harper of Region 7 EPA gave us the EPA Update.  It was interesting to see the citations rank by most recent in element to what we have that has been released through GCAP and others by OSHA. EPA said they average about 40 RMP inspections per year in region 7, and that general duty inspections have increased by percentage in the last few years. To download EPA REGION 7 Presentation by Jodi Harper please visit this link.

EPA had in most cited by element:

  1. Process Hazard Analysis
  2. Process Safety Information
  3. Compliance Audits
  4. Standard Operating Procedures
  5. Training
  6. Mechanical Integrity