Environmental Program

  • Catch basins have been cleaned within the past year?

  • Recycling and wastes being disposed of in proper waste areas? inclduing hazardous wastes , styrofoam , metal

  • Recycling, Hazardous waste and Garbage bins throughout facility identifiable ?

  • Any new exhausts and equipment have been added to the modification log?

  • Waste audit and work reduction plan ( O.Reg 102) posted on communication board?

  • Sanitary and sewers have been tested for contaminants within the past year?

  • HWIN has sufficient funds, all waste classes are up to date and LDR sent to waste hauler within the year ?

  • Evidence of Cleaners and chemicals being poured down drains ?

  • All wastes generated have been characterized for waste class within the past year?

  • Battery charger area has secondary containment under battery changing stations?

    Battery spill kit board up to date and available with appropriate acid clean up equipment?

Interceptor /Underground Storage Tank

  • Are you completing a Interceptor UST inspection this month?

  • Is the UST sealed and lids free from damage ?

  • Does UST require a pump out ? Record amount of liquid inside tank and outside around tank in trench

  • How many litres are inside UST ? Estimate

  • How many litres are outside of UST in holding pit /trench? Estimate

  • Is there signs of errosion or damage to the structure or lining of UST ?

  • Does INTERCEPTOR require a pump out?

  • How many litres are inside INTERCEPTOR ? Estimate

Above Ground Storage Tanks , Press Pit and Sumps

  • 3 oily waste water 251 L above ground tanks
    1- beside presses on west wall
    2- in press pit /scrap tunnel

    Totes managed by Blachford .
    3- 1000 litre totes for used lubricant in press area between press 13-14 and 2 beside 18,000 litre AST for tumbler with Chem draw lubricant
    3-4 totes with Chem draw and multi-purpose cleaner and allied oil lubricant at end of press area

  • Free from leaks , cracks and splits on tank wall?

  • Is the area around large tank free from spills or releases ( I.e stains, discolouration, odours )?

  • General housekeeping adequate in area?

  • Is secondary containment adequate to hold 110% of contents?

  • Secondary containment clear of precipitation ? (If no use the discharge from secondary containment checklist )

  • Secondary containment is in good condition ?

  • Valves are free from leaking and can be turned on and off completely to stop flow ?

  • Free from signs of rusting or corrosion ? ( check seams and welds )

  • Gauges and overfill devices and alarms functioning properly ?

  • Piping for tanks is free from leaks or staining ?

  • Is the AST protected from vehicle , forklift damage ?

  • Tanks and totes clearly labelled with contents ? (251 L oily waste water - large tank , tanks in pit - 1000 litre totes labelled - Chemdraw 990, Multipurpose HD cleaner, Lubridraw 220, tapper lube mobile DTE ect )

  • Is support structure for the tank secure and in good condition ?

  • Is the tank properly anchored to foundation and or secured to prevent tipping ?

  • Tank free from peeling, blistering And chipping of tank coating?

  • Outside vacuum truck hook up valves for pump out have secondary containment and not leaking on lawn/garden? Caps in good condition?

  • lighting in Press pit sufficent ?

  • Sump sides and area are not damaged and in good physical condition?

  • Press pit piping clear of excessive leaks and not damaged?

  • Press pit free from excess oil and scrap on floor?

  • Press pit conveyor functioning and no protruding scrap or metal pieces along walkway?

  • Press Pit free from inappropriate storage at bottom of stairs ? ( check both ends of pit)

  • Sump clear of debris and being cleaned regularly, free of standing liquid?)

Hazardous Waste Oil Storage Room

  • Room below grade with secondary containment encase of spills?

  • Are liquids enclosed to prevent spills with no open containers?

  • Are all hazardous wastes labelled? I.e Wall signs , 251 L

  • Are flammables and combustibles kept out of oil room?

  • Are empty oil drums and pails closed and stored away from sparks / heat?

  • Are nearby Emergency Exits clear and free from obstructions, not locked?

  • Are Spill kits ,Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Equipment labeled , in place and not blocked?

  • Are hazardous wastes being picked up within 90 days? if no, a Notice of Waste Storage must be submitted to Government of Ontario within 5 days

  • Is the dry sprinkler valve accessible and not blocked by oil bonaires ?

  • Drains closed and sealed?

Tool Room Hazardous Waste Storage area

  • Are liquids enclosed to prevent spills with no open containers?

  • Are all hazardous wastes labelled? I.e Wall signs , 331 I aerosols

  • Are flammables stored away from emergency exits? (Min 1.5 metres )

  • Are hazardous waste drums with aerosols , ink paints grounded ?

  • Are nearby Emergency Exits free from obstructions, not locked?

  • Are nearby Spill kits ,Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Equipment labeled, in place and not blocked?

  • sprinkler head under the stairs is free from obstructions of at least 18” and has a protective cage around the sprinkler head to prevent damage ?

  • Are hazardous wastes being picked up within 90 days? ( check manifest tracker)

Roof inspection (Inspection annually at a minimum)

  • HVAC equipment is free from leaks ? I.e. No visible Oil stains on rocks/ roof ?

  • Roof hatch and ladder in good condition, rungs not damaged and lock available for hatch ?

  • Are all roof drains free from debris and clear ?

  • Are all exhaust hoods free from visible discharge ?

  • Are all contractor materials and debris removed from roof ? (I.e paint cans, roofing materials )

Spill Kits

  • Available near potential spill areas?

  • Spill kit fully stocked ?

  • Spill kits identifiable ?

  • Contents , spill plan ( emergency steps) and emergency numbers posted near spill kits and up to date? ( can be inside kit)

  • Housekeeping Kits in place in Press area and Compressor rooms and at least 1/3 full ?

Outside facility and Perimeter Inspection

  • Outside Drains and catch-basins have labelled drain cover/sewer mat near by ?

  • Recycling and wastes going into proper outside collection bins and bins are identifiable?

  • Pavement , gravel, grass( or snow)outside free from oil , lubricant, rust stains, no evidence of a spill ?

  • Pavement Asphalt or concrete free from large cracks or potholes ?

  • In areas where trucks and vehicles travel are storm drain covers readily accessible in case of spill?

  • Ditches and property clear of bio-hazardous waste/wastes that have potential to contaminant environment?

  • Exterior free from garbage and debris?

  • Are stormwater discharge point free from noticable pollutants ?

  • Perimeter free from inappropriate storage ? No evidence of unauthorized dumping or storing of materials, ( ie. dirt piles, storage piles, trash equipment...

  • Scrap bin(s) covered?

  • Underground Storage Tank free from damage corrosion , cracks and pipe caps and locks in place ?

  • UST has had dip test annually to check for leaks and precipitation in tank? (Last date and result)

  • Ground / pavement free from oily parts and scrap?

  • Propane and compressed gas cylinders are stored securely ?

  • Perimeter fencing free from Damage?

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