Any recommendations resulting from the investigation.
The employer shall establish a system to promptly address and resolve the
incident report findings and recommendations. Resolutions and corrective actions
shall be documented.
The report shall be reviewed with all affected personnel whose job tasks are
relevant to the incident findings including contract employees where applicable.
Incident investigation reports shall be retained for five years.
(n) Emergency planning and response.
The employer shall establish and implement an emergency action plan for the entire plant
in accordance with the provisions of 29 CFR 1910.38. In addition, the emergency action
plan shall include procedures for handling small releases. Employers covered under this
standard may also be subject to the hazardous waste and emergency response provisions
contained in 29 CFR 1910.120(a), (p) and (q).
(o) Compliance Audits.
Employers shall certify that they have evaluated compliance with the provisions
of this section at least every three years to verify that the procedures and practices
developed under the standard are adequate and are being followed.
The compliance audit shall be conducted by at least one person knowledgeable in
A report of the findings of the audit shall be developed.
The employer shall promptly determine and document an appropriate response to
each of the findings of the compliance audit, and document that deficiencies have
Employers shall retain the two (2) most recent compliance audit reports.
(p) Trade secrets.
Employers shall make all information necessary to comply with the section
available to those persons responsible for compiling the process safety
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