7.9 Technical Response - Hazardous Waste Facilities
The following guidance apply to hazardous waste
facilities subject to RCRA regulation. Emergency
planning for such hazardous waste facilities should
During an emergency, the emergency coordinator will
take all reasonable measures necessary to ensure that
fires, explosions, and releases do not occur, recur, or
spread to other hazardous waste at the facility. These
measures must include, where applicable, stopping
processes and operations, collecting and containing
release waste, and removing or isolating containers.
b. If the facility stops operations in response to a fire,
explosion, or release, the emergency coordinator must
monitor for leaks, pressure buildup, gas generation, or
ruptures in valves, pipes, or other equipment, wherever
this is appropriate.