How often does an SPCC plan need to be reviewed?

every five years
You must review your Plan every five years to include any changes in oil storage or spill prevention procedures or equipment at your facility.

What is required in an SPCC plan?

The SPCC rule requires facilities to develop, maintain, and implement an oil spill prevention plan, called an SPCC Plan. These Plans help facilities prevent oil spill, as well as control a spill should one occur.

How often must oil handling personnel attend training and discharge prevention briefings?

Oil-handling personnel must initially be trained when hired or assigned, when the facility changes, and when the SPCC Plan is amended. Every year thereafter, conduct annual SPCC briefings for these employees.

What is a Tier 1 qualified facility?

To be a Tier I qualified facility, you must have: A total aboveground oil storage capacity of 10,000 U.S. gallons or less; No aboveground oil storage containers with a capacity greater than 5,000 U.S. gallons; and. No single oil discharge greater than 1,000 gallons, or.

How frequently must oil containers be inspected?

Because the SPCC Plan must be reviewed at the facility every five years in accordance with ยง112.5(b), you should consider to begin collecting inspection data during the next five year period.

What is the required frequency for taking SPCC training?

Yes, it may be common sense to some, but it’s not a guarantee. It’s also absolutely required to happen at least once annually, and not conducting training will get you some hefty violations from the USEPA. Just having an SPCC Plan is not enough. You need to conduct annual SPCC training.

What is the aggregate aboveground oil storage capacity of those facilities that are subject to the SPCC rule?

A facility is covered by the SPCC rule if it has an aggregate aboveground oil storage capacity greater than 1,320 U.S. gallons or a completely buried storage capacity greater than 42,000 U.S. gallons and there is a reasonable expectation of an oil discharge into or upon navigable waters of the U.S. or adjoining …