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Hazardous Materials and Waste Standards Inspection Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for the inspections that will be conducted in your facility and/or product. This will also help you complete all the requirements needed for the inspections. This guidance sets forth the Director's Interim Health and Safety Standards applicable to applicants for temporary cannabis business permits.
MaintainX
07/19/2022

Hazardous Materials and Waste Standards Inspection Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for the inspections that will be conducted in your facility and/or product. This will also help you complete all the requirements needed for the inspections. This guidance sets forth the Director's Interim Health and Safety Standards applicable to applicants for temporary cannabis business permits.
  • INSPECTOR NAME(S)

  • DATE

  • CHECK ALL THAT APPLY

  • ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Requirement

  • Obtain a Hazardous Materials Certificate of Registration from DPH- HMWP

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Establish an account in the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Complete and submit a Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) to CERS

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Provide Hazard Communication training to all employees who handle hazardous materials; AND Provide Emergency Response Plan Training to all employees

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Obtain an EPA Hazardous Waste Generator ID Number if business operation generates hazardous waste

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Requirement

  • Ensure all containers of hazardous materials are labeled with: 1) the name of the material; and 2) the appropriate hazard warning

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure all containers of hazardous materials are labeled with: 1) the name of the material; and 2) the appropriate hazard warning

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure labels on hazardous materials containers are legible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure containers of hazardous materials are stored in a manner to prevent tipping over and/or inadvertent spills

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Maintain a spill kit on site

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure all containers of hazardous waste are labeled with the words “Hazardous Waste; Name of Generator; Physical State of Waste and accumulation start date

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure a hazardous waste determination is made prior to disposal of any hazardous or potentially hazardous material

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Items in this section are BEST Management practices and may be enforced by other City Departments

  • Maintain Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for all hazardous materials stored at the site

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Keep spill clean-up materials readily available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Store flammable materials in an approved “flammables” storage cabinet OR “flammables” safety can

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety cans and drums containing flammable liquids should be grounded and bonded when being used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Containers of chemicals are stored below eye level

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Large bottles and containers are stored on shelves no higher than 5’ from the floor

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Secondary containment provided for bulk liquid and hazardous waste storage

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Segregate acids from bases

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Segregate acids from flammable and combustible materials

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Segregate oxidizers from acids and flammable and combustible materials

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Compressed gas cylinders are secured against falling over

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Compressed gas cylinders are stored in a cool, dry place

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Empty gas cylinders are marked M-T or EMPTY and stored separately from full cylinders

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • For sites that use and store CO2: Completed?

  • CO2 sensors present and in current calibration

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • CO2 alarms set for ≤5000 ppm

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ventilation exhaust within 12 inches of the floor

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ventilation system operational and designed for negative pressure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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