Audit

Licensing - HWID#

Generator has a HWID# (7045.0221).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0221

All hazardous waste streams are on the license application and license renewal (7045.0230, 0240, 0248)


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0230


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0240


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0248

Generator's license displayed on site in a public area (7045.0225, Subp. 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0225

Company has notified the Department of all unlicensed hazardous waste at least 15 days prior to shipment, treatment, or disposal and within 75 days of first being produced (7045.0243, Subp. 3, G).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0243

General Hazardous Waste Management

Generator's hazardous waste is managed at a permitted TSD (7045.0208, Subp. 1, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0208

Required records (training, analytical results,inspection reports, license renewal application, exception reports, manifests, special waste, and used oil/related waste receipts) located at the site and available for inspection (7045.0294, Subp. 5).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0294

Feedstock and by-product generators keep records showing the amount of waste stored at the beginning of the year, amount of waste generated during the year and the amount of wastes remaining at the end of the year (7045.0125, Subp. 5, B & 6, A, (1)).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0125

Weekly inspections of hazardous waste containers and their storage areas conducted and documented (7045.0626, Subp. 5).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Emergency response arrangements made with local authorities and outside providers including fire, police, local hospital, and emergency responders (7045.0568, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0568

Failure to make arrangements with local authorities documented (7045.0568, Subp. 3).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0568

Hazardous waste discharged to a POTW is compatible with piping and appurtenances. Piping and appurtenances used to prevent a release (7045.0208, Subp. 1, E).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0208

Company follows a written inspection schedule regarding condition of monitoring equipment, security devices, and operation and structural equipment (7045.0655, Subp. 3, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0655

Timely inspections of hazardous treatment units for malfunction, deterioration, operator error and discharges conducted (7045.0655, Subp. 3, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0655

Inspection and repair records kept for hazardous waste treatment units available for three years. Records must include date and time of inspection, inspector name, observations, date of repairs or remedial actions (7045.0655, Subp. 3, E).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0655

Shipping Records

Hazardous waste shipments made using a manifest (7045.0261)..


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0261

Manifests contain all of the following: document#, generator data, transporter data facility data, waste data, signatures, dates and 24 hour emergency number (7045.0261, Subp. 7).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0261

Two signature copies of manifests sent to MPCA within five working days of the initial transporter's acceptance of hazardous waste (7045.0294, Subp. 1, D).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0294

Generator ensures facility copies are received at the MPCA within 40 days of acceptance by the facility (7045.0265, Subp. 4, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0265

Generator has a signed copy from the designated facility which received the waste on record, for up to three years from the date the waste was accepted by the initial transporter (7045.0294, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0294

Generator has submitted exception reports to the MPCA for manifests not received from the TSDF within 45 days of the date the waste was initially shipped (7045.0298).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0298

Generator has complied with all rules applicable to exported hazardous waste (7045.0302, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0302

Used oil receipts on site and available for inspection for three years (7045.0855, Subp. 4).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0855

Personnel Training

Generator has a director trained in hazardous waste procedures (7045.0558, Subp. 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Personnel that manage hazardous waste have completed a hazardous waste management training program (7045.0558, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Training program includes hazardous waste management and emergency response procedures relevant to the positions held by facility personnel (7045.0558, Subp. 3).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

New employees trained in hazardous waste management within six months of hire or tranfer (7045.0558, Subp. 4).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Company can produce records that document initial training and and annual review training. Former employee records available for three years (7045.0558, Subp. 7).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Hazardous waste management refresher training provided at least once each calendar year (7045.0558, Subp. 5).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Company training records include a job title for each position related to hazardous waste management (7045.0558, Subp. 6, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Records include a job description for each position related to hazardous waste (7045.0558, Subp. 6, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

A written description of the type and amount of training (initial and continuing) available for easch position related to hazardous waste (7045.0558, Subp. 6, C).

Contingency Plan

Company has a contingency plan (7045.0572, Subp. 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Company has an Emergency Coordinator on-site or on-call who has the authority to commit resources (7045.0574, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0574

Contingency plan specifies employees' responsibilities (7045.0572, Subp. 4, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Contingency plan describes arrangements with local authorities (7045.0572, Subp. 4, C).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Contingency plan includes current name, address and home and work telephone numbers for emergency coordinators (7045.0572, Subp.4, D).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Contingency plan includes a current emergency equipment list (7045.0572, Subp. 4, E).

There is an employee evacuation component that includes signals used to begin evacuation and primary and alternate evacuation routes (7045.0572, Subp. 4, F)


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Copy of the contingency plan is maintained on site (7045.0572, Subp. 5, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Copies of the contingency plan have been submitted to local authorities and emergency response teams (7045.0572, Subp. 5, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Contingency plan implementation noted in operating record and written post incident report submitted to county within 15 days of the incident (7045.0576, Subp. 3).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0576

Contingency plan has been amended as necessary (rule change, emergency equipment change, process change, emergency coordinator change, plan failure) (7045.0572, Subp. 6).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0572

Preparedness and Prevention

Hazardous waste is managed to prevent or minimize releases (7045.0566, Subp. 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Alarm or communication system in place to provide emergency instructions to company personnel (7045.0566, Subp. 3, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Emergency communication equipment available to summon outside emergency responders (7045.0566, Subp. 3, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Fire control equipment, decontamination equipment, and spill control equipment available (7045.0566, Subp. 3, C).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Fire control equipment available and adequate (7045.0566, Subp. 3, D).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Emergency equipment tested and maintained (7045.0566, Subp.4).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

Aisle space adequate for emergency operations (7045.0566, Subp. 6).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0566

If the company had a release to the environment, it immediately notified the Minnesota Duty Officer @ 651.649.5451 (7045.0275, Subp. 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0275

Company rapidly and thoroughly recovered any fugitive hazardous waste (7045.0275, Subp. 3).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Containers holding ignitable or reactive waste located at least 50 feet from the property line or at least as far as specified in the fire code (7045.0626, Subp. 7).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Waste Evaluation

Wastes evaluated within 60 days of the date they were initially generated. Waste evaluation records available for review (7045.0214, Subp. 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0214

Waste analyses kept for three years from the last time the waste was sent to an on or off-site TSD (7045.0294, Subp. 3)


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0294

Storage Requirements

Hazardous waste shipped within 90 days of the accumulation start date (7045.0292, Subp. 1, A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Containers have a visible accumulation start date. Or, the accumulation start date is recorded in a clear and legible log for non-shipping containers or tanks (7045.0292, Subp. 1, C).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Hazardous waste containers and tanks properly labeled with the words "Hazardous Waste" and a common, descriptive name (7045.0292, Subp. 1, F).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Outside hazardous waste storage areas protected from unauthorized access and protected from damage from vehicles or equipment (7045.0292, Subp. 1, D).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Hazardous waste containers holding free liquid placed on an impermeable surface. If stored outside, a curbed, impermeable surface (7045.0292, Subp. 1, E).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0558

Hazardous waste containers in good condition and leak-proof (7045.0626, Subp. 2. A).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Hazardous waste containers have leak-proof and vapor-tight covers (7045.0626, Subp. 2, B).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Hazardous waste storage containers closed. Degradable containers protected from moisture or sunlight by covering that does not hide the labels (7045.0626, Subp. 4).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Hazardous waste containers compatible with the waste stored in them (7045.0626, Subp. 3).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Incompatible wastes are adequately separated (7045.0626, Subp. 6).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0626

Used oil containers in good condition, placed on an impermeable surface, closed, and labeled "Used Oil" (includes tanks, containers, and piping) (7045.0855, Subp. 2, C).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0855

Satellite accumulation containers labeled "Hazardous Waste" and a clear description of its contents (7045.0292, Subp. 8, B, 2)


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Fill date (accumulation start date) marked on full satellite accumulation containers (7045.0292, Subp. 8, D, 1).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Satellite accumulation containers moved to hazardous waste storage area within three days of fill date (7045.0292, Subp. 8, D, 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Weekly inspections conducted and documented for satellite accumulation containers located away from the point of generation (7045.0292, Subp. 8, C, 2).


https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules?id=7045.0292

Universal Waste

Universal waste batteries, pesticides, mercury containing devices and lamps are stored in a manner that prevents releases (CFR 273.13 (a) (b) (c) (d)).


http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=884f77478c0309639d3f8fc35ec4321e&node=40:28.0.1.1.7.2.47.4&rgn=div8

Universal waste or the container storing universal waste must be labeled or marked to identify the type of universal waste (CFR 273.14).


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Universal was accumulated for no longer than one year from the date the universal waste is generated, or received from another handler, unless the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section are met. (CFR 273.15 (a).


http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=884f77478c0309639d3f8fc35ec4321e&node=40:28.0.1.1.7.2.47.6&rgn=div8

Company has informed employees who handle or have responsibility for managing universal waste. The information must describe proper handling and emergency procedures (CFR 273.16).


http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=884f77478c0309639d3f8fc35ec4321e&node=40:28.0.1.1.7.2.47.7&rgn=div8

Company immediately contained releases of universal wastes and other residues from universal wastes (CFR 273.17).


http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=884f77478c0309639d3f8fc35ec4321e&node=40:28.0.1.1.7.2.47.8&rgn=div8

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.