Each person who offers for transportation or transports a hazardous material shall ensure the package is properly labeled. There are a number of exceptions to the labeling requirements contained in Prohibited labeling is contained in The following is a list of additional requirements:
A city or local agency that meets specified requirements is authorized to apply to the secretary to implement the unified program and be certified as a certified unified program agency CUPAand every county is required to apply to the secretary to be certified to implement the unified program.
Existing law requires the unified program agency to implement and enforce provisions that require a business that handles a hazardous material, as defined, to establish and implement a business plan, including an inventory of specified information for response to a release or threatened release of a hazardous material.
The annual inventory submittal is required to contain information on specified hazardous materials that are handled in quantities equal to or greater than certain quantities or as established by the governing body of the unified program agency by a local ordinance.
A violation of the business plan requirements is a misdemeanor. This bill would instead require the secretary, in coordination with the Office of Emergency Services, to specify the hazardous materials inventory required to be submitted by handlers, including the data to be collected and submitted for hazardous materials.
The bill would authorize the governing body of a unified program agency to adopt an ordinance that designates a material as a hazardous material, if a handler or the governing body of the unified program agency has a reasonable basis to believe that material injurious or harmful, as specified.
The bill would revise the information required to be included in the business plan. Existing law allows a unified program agency to require an unstaffed remote facility to submit a hazardous materials business plan and inventory in accordance with requirements if the agency makes specified findings.
This bill would instead require the unified hazardous materials business plan regulations definition agency to exempt from specified requirements a business operating an unstaffed facility located at least one-half mile from the nearest occupied structure, unless required by a local ordinance.
The bill would require the business to make a one-time business plan submittal that would not be required to include specified elements of the plan.
The bill would repeal the authorization for the unified program agency to require an unstaffed remote facility to submit a plan and inventory.
A handler is also required to annually review the business plan information and resubmit or certify as correct the inventory information in the statewide environmental reporting system.
This bill would instead require the handler to submit the business plan annually to the statewide information system by a date established by the unified program agency or by March 1, would instead require a business owner, business operator, or officially designated representative of the business to review and certify on or before that date that the information in the statewide information management system meets specified requirements, and would remove the requirement that the handler annually review and resubmit or certify as correct the inventory information in the statewide environmental reporting system.
This bill would instead require the unified program agency to make the information in the statewide information management system available to the public. This bill would require the office to adopt regulations by January 1,to implement these requirements.
Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for specified reasons.
Section of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read: Unless the context indicates otherwise, the following definitions govern the construction of this article: For purposes of this article and Article 2 commencing with Sectionthe UPAs have the responsibility and authority, to the extent provided by this article and Article 2 commencing with Section and Sections After a CUPA has been certified by the secretary, the unified program agencies shall be the only local agencies authorized to enforce the requirements of this article and Article 2 commencing with Section listed in paragraphs 4 and 5 of subdivision c of Section within the jurisdiction of the CUPA.
The handler or the unified program agency shall notify the secretary no later than 30 days after the date an ordinance is adopted pursuant to this paragraph.
A retail establishment may include storage areas or storerooms in establishments that are separated from shelves for display areas but maintained within the physical confines of the retail establishments.
A retail establishment does not include a pest control dealer, as defined in Section of the Food and Agricultural Code.
All business plans and area plans shall meet the standards adopted by the office. The office shall consider the existing federal reporting requirements in determining a definition of reporting releases pursuant to Section An area plan is not a statute, ordinance, or regulation for purposes of Section of the Evidence Code.
The standards for area plans in the regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision a shall provide for all of the following: The office shall notify the unified program agency as to whether the area plan is adequate and meets the area plan standards.
The unified program agency shall submit a corrected area plan within 45 days of this notice.
If a unified program agency makes a substantial change to its area plan, it shall forward the changes to the office within 14 days after the changes have been made. These inspections shall ensure compliance with this article and shall identify existing safety hazards that could cause or contribute to a release and, where appropriate, enforce any applicable laws and suggest preventative measures designed to minimize the risk of the release of hazardous material into the workplace or environment.
The requirements of this subdivision do not alter or affect the immunity provided to a public entity pursuant to Section The unified program agency shall require businesses to annually use that addendum when complying with subdivisions b and c of Section The hazardous waste management program uses the term solid waste to denote something that is a waste.
EPA developed hazardous waste regulations that define in more detail what materials are solid waste for the purposes of RCRA Subtitle C (hazardous waste) regulation.
Simply defined, a hazardous. Existing law requires the unified program agency to implement and enforce provisions that require a business that handles a hazardous material, as defined, to establish and implement a business plan, including an inventory of specified information for response to a release or threatened release of a hazardous material.
The security plan requirements in Part Subpart I of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) require each hazmat employer subject to the security plan requirements to establish and implement a . Hazardous Materials Business Plan Certification Form [or a copy of the current hazardous materials inventory and an updated certification signature and date at the bottom of the Business Owner/Operator Identification page] annually on or before March 1.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN TABLE OF CONTENTS The substance meets the definition of a hazardous waste as set forth in Division of Title 22 of the To ensure compliance with existing laws and regulations concerning Business Plan requirements.
Hazardous Materials Release Response Plans and Inventory [ - ] The standards for business plans in the regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall do all of the following: The office shall consider the existing federal reporting requirements in determining a definition of reporting releases pursuant to Section.