Hazardous Waste Container Inspection

1. Are the containers in good condition (i.e., no leaks, bulging, etc)?

2. Is the waste compatible with the container and/or its liner?

3. Are the containers kept closed when not in use?

4. Are the containers holding “ignitable” wastes located at least 50 feet from the property line?

5. Are incompatible wastes stored separately and not in the same container?

6. Is each container, storing less than 110 gallons of waste, marked with the following label:
HAZARDOUS WASTE – Federal law prohibits improper disposal. If found, contact the nearest police or public safety authority or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

7. Does the label contain the generator’s name, address, phone number and EPA ID Number?

8. Does the label contain the proper waste codes for the material?

9. Is the start date of accumulation time clearly marked on the container?

10. Does the “hazardous waste storage” satellite area contain only one (1) drum (55 gallons) of hazardous waste?

11. Are the hazardous waste storage areas clearly designated (i.e., signage)?

12. Are containers stored in compliance with the 90-day accumulation time limit?

13. Are the secondary containment areas or outlying areas free from leaks or spills?

Number of Containers Inspected:
General Hazardous Waste Compliance Issues

1. Is the contingency plan up to date (i.e., current employee information)?

2. Are manifests kept on file (for at least 3 years)?

3. Are the manifests returned within the 35-day time limit? If not, has an exception report been filed? Are the LDR’s attached?

4. Are the manifests complete and all discrepancies noted (i.e., disposal site address and EPA ID Number, generator address and EPA ID Number, quantity disposed of, proper waste codes, etc.)?

5. Are analyses or generator knowledge information retained on site for at least 3 years?

6. Are internal communication or alarm systems in working order?

7. Are fire extinguishers charged in the hazardous waste storage areas?

8. Is absorbent material available for spills or leaks?

9. Is there sufficient space for unobstructed movement of equipment and personnel?

Overall Environmental Compliance Issues

1. Are the storage tanks in good condition with no signs of leaks or corrosion?

2. Are secondary containment areas free of product or waste? If no, the product/waste must be pumped out and placed in the oily water storage tank.

3. Are all secondary containment areas capable of retaining liquids?

4. Are the seams, rivets or valves in good condition and not leaking on the tanks?

5. Are the tanks stable (no indication of leaning or falling)?

6. Is there sufficient spill control material available in material storage areas and near Ybor Channel?

7. Is there any staining around equipment, tanks or other materials?

8. Are the tanks in good visible condition without peeling or chipping paint?

9. Are all product and waste containers, including tanks and drums, properly labeled?

10. Are the level indicators and pressure gauges on the tanks in working order?

11. Are the interstitial spaces on the transfer pipes free of product?

12. Is solid waste properly disposed of?

13. Are batteries properly stored?

14. Are used oil filters properly labeled and stored?

15. Does the parts washer filter require changing? if so, has it been analyzed prior to disposal

16. Are material, waste or equipment stored to prevent possible soil/groundwater contamination (i.e., lids in place)?

General Yard Condition

Any other discrepancies noted during the inspection?

Note: Hazardous waste training conducted on 10/4/17 & 10/5/17

Baghouse pressure was?

Overall Environmental Compliance Issues: Keep the cleaning cycle ‘on’ all times on the baghouse to control dust buildup on the bags.

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.